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Collector:
E. Palmer  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Edward Palmer  Search this
Culture:
Cahuilla  Search this
Object Type:
Food
Place:
California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Notes:
FROM CARD: "TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPT. OF BOTANY 3/16/71, SAMPLE RETAINED IN THE DEPT. OF ANTHROPOLOGY." FROM 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY EXHIBIT LABEL WITH CARD: "MESQUITE MEAL.---PREPARED BY POUNDING THE PODS OF PROSOPIS JULIFLORA. FROM THIS MEAL BREAD IS MADE AS DESCRIBED UNDER 21,797; OR IT MAY BE MIXED WITH WATER, MAKING A COLD PORRIDGE, WHICH IS EATEN IN LARGE QUANTITIES. A COOKED MUSH IS ALSO MADE OF IT. FROM THE COAHUILA INDIANS, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1876. 21,796. COLLECTED BY DR. E. PALMER."
Record Last Modified:
6 Feb 2017
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
005334
USNM Number:
E21796-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/376dadf0c-f15f-409d-9a19-b4b7b8333104
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8363158