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Culture/People:
probably Chiriquí (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Wanda B. Scheifele (Mrs. Richard Scheifele), Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Wanda B. Scheifele (Mrs. Richard Scheifele), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Human figure
Media/Materials:
Gold
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Bugaba; Bugaba District; Chiriquí Province; Panama
Date created:
AD 900-1600
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; probably acquired by Wanda B. Scheifele when she and her husband lived in Costa Rica in the 1960s; purchased by MAI from Wanda Scheifele in 1964.
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Catalog Number:
23/3879
Barcode:
233879.000
See related items:
Chiriquí (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_248776