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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
probably Zenú (Sinú) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Frank A. Scharberg (F.A. Scharburg/Frantz Albert Scharberg), Non-Indian, 1873-1940  Search this
Previous owner:
Frank A. Scharberg (F.A. Scharburg/Frantz Albert Scharberg), Non-Indian, 1873-1940  Search this
Seller:
Frank A. Scharberg (F.A. Scharburg/Frantz Albert Scharberg), Non-Indian, 1873-1940  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Bell
Media/Materials:
Gold
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Río Sinú east bank 140 miles above mouth; Córdoba Department; Colombia
Date created:
AD 1000-1500
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of Frank (Frantz) A. Scharberg (1873-1940, an American associated with a shipping company based in Cartagena, Colombia, and operating on the Sinú River and in Panama) and possibly collected or excavated by him; purchased by MAI from Frank Scharburg in 1916 using funds donated by Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
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Catalog Number:
5/1987
Barcode:
051987.000
See related items:
Zenú (Sinú) (archaeological)
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_55635