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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Collector:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Seller:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Bifacial tool/projectile point
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Opposite Isla Gable (Gable Island); Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Collection History:
Collected in 1907 or 1908 by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) during his expeditions to Tierra del Fuego; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1916.
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Catalog Number:
5/8544
Barcode:
058544.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6bb378618-ccf2-4064-a161-791568ca740c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_63303