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Catalog Data

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:
Figure of a man wearing a hat
Media/Materials:
Gold
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Costa Rica
Date created:
AD 800-1200
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 1966.
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Catalog Number:
23/8527
Barcode:
238527.000
See related items:
Chiriquí (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_254156