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Bowl

Culture/People:
Cora  Search this
Collector:
Edward H. Davis (Edward Harvey Davis/E. H. Davis), Non-Indian, 1862-1951  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Jesús María; Tepic Municipality; Nayarit State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
11/9730
Barcode:
119730.000
See related items:
Cora
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67e5073e0-0643-402d-9ae1-d40e199a0921
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_128608
Online Media:

Sash/Belt

Culture/People:
Pocomam Maya (Pokomam)  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition (1928) (Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn, wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
245 x 6 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
made in Oaxaca, Mexico, for use in Mixco; Mixco; Mixco Municipality; Guatemala Department, Metropolitan Region; Guatemala
Catalog Number:
16/521
Barcode:
160521.000
See related items:
Pocomam Maya (Pokomam)
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6df2bab1d-3e40-4419-99d1-eff0537b9c43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_172060
Online Media:

Boy's shirt (unfinished)

Culture/People:
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition (1928) (Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Boy's shirt (unfinished)
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
50 x 81 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Sololá; Sololá Municipality; Sololá Department, Southwest Region; Guatemala
Catalog Number:
16/912
Barcode:
160912.000
See related items:
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6222c3544-fbed-42e3-8f32-6eb08afd32da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_172193
Online Media:

Harp

Culture/People:
Q'eqchi Maya  Search this
Collector:
Gregory Mason, Non-Indian, 1889-1968  Search this
Object Name:
Harp
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Coroso Creek; Cotón; Livingston Municipality; Izabal Department, Northeast Region; Guatemala
Catalog Number:
16/1263
Barcode:
161263.000
See related items:
Q'eqchi Maya
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a1624008-131d-44bd-8bc5-c541f5aff13a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_172940
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Incense burner/Incensario

Culture/People:
Chamula Maya  Search this
Collector:
David W. Amram, Jr., Non-Indian, 1901-1990  Search this
Seller:
David W. Amram, Jr., Non-Indian, 1901-1990  Search this
Object Name:
Incense burner/Incensario
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
San Cristóbal de Las Casas; San Cristóbal de Las Casas Municipality, Altos Region; Chiapas State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
18/8085
Barcode:
188085.000
See related items:
Chamula Maya
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6095d8812-a177-4cfa-8cdd-4748a561b805
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_201119
Online Media:

Incense burner/Incensario

Culture/People:
Lacandon Maya  Search this
Collector:
David W. Amram, Jr., Non-Indian, 1901-1990  Search this
Seller:
David W. Amram, Jr., Non-Indian, 1901-1990  Search this
Object Name:
Incense burner/Incensario
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Vicinity of Capulín; Capulín; Chiapas State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
19/139
Barcode:
190139.000
See related items:
Lacandon Maya
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c1c34af7-f037-4013-aecf-723c6a31f767
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_203296
Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
Wixarika (Huichol)  Search this
Collector:
Donald B. Cordry (Donald Bush Cordry), Non-Indian, 1907-1978  Search this
Object Name:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Guadalupe Ocotán; La Yesca Municipality; Nayarit State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
19/5327
Barcode:
195327.000
See related items:
Wixarika (Huichol)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60a95feb8-00eb-42be-a6ba-701e38476667
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_208445
Online Media:

Prayer stick/Prayer wand

Culture/People:
Cora  Search this
Collector:
Donald B. Cordry (Donald Bush Cordry), Non-Indian, 1907-1978  Search this
Object Name:
Prayer stick/Prayer wand
Media/Materials:
Reed, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Near Jesús María; Cave; Jesús María; Tepic Municipality; Nayarit State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
19/5662
Barcode:
195662.000
See related items:
Cora
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cdb01075-362c-4413-981b-31602fd81d72
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_209139
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Prayer stick/Prayer wand

Culture/People:
Wixarika (Huichol)  Search this
Collector:
Donald B. Cordry (Donald Bush Cordry), Non-Indian, 1907-1978  Search this
Object Name:
Prayer stick/Prayer wand
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
El Limón; Nayarit State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
19/7862
Barcode:
197862.000
See related items:
Wixarika (Huichol)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws613397db3-79f8-4992-a0bd-1d1b1342aa0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_211315
Online Media:

Bottle

Culture/People:
Chol Maya  Search this
Previous owner:
Archer M. Huntington (Archer Milton Huntington), Non-Indian, 1870-1955  Search this
Donor:
Archer M. Huntington (Archer Milton Huntington), Non-Indian, 1870-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Bottle
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, modeled
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Santa Isabel (Ysabel); Guatemala
Date created:
1930-1945
Catalog Number:
20/9109
Barcode:
209109.000
See related items:
Chol Maya
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c979b44e-3b1a-4fa5-97f7-91cd08a341ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_223001
Online Media:

Fiber beater

Culture/People:
Chan Santa Cruz Maya  Search this
Collector:
Bernard J. Edley, Non-Indian, 1925-1994  Search this
Object Name:
Fiber beater
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Basketmaking and fiber-working tools
Place:
Yapcheck; Quintana Roo State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
21/2063
Barcode:
212063.000
See related items:
Chan Santa Cruz Maya
Basketmaking and fiber-working tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws630090c37-33e9-44e7-8d6b-2624b8c43951
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_226067
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
probably Yucatec (Yacatec) Maya (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Major J. A. L. Möller (Jacob A.L. Möller/Monty Möller), Non-Indian, 1883-1957  Search this
Donor:
Major J. A. L. Möller (Jacob A.L. Möller/Monty Möller), Non-Indian, 1883-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Mérida; Mérida Municipality, Influencia Metropolitana Region; Yucatán State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
21/5678
Barcode:
215678.000
See related items:
Yucatec (Yacatec) Maya
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b75f3390-50a0-4654-b12c-da041e36fec5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_230196
Online Media:

Stirrup-spout jar

Culture/People:
probably Tlatilco (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Ralph C. Altman, Non-Indian, 1909-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Stirrup-spout jar
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted, coiled/hand built
Dimensions:
16.0 x 18.5 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Tlatilco; Naucalpan de Juárez Municipality, Zumpango Region; México State; Mexico
Geographical Areas:
Valley of Mexico
Date created:
1100-800 BC
Catalog Number:
22/9286
Barcode:
229286.000
See related items:
Tlatilco (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c84e996f-30b1-4f2e-8553-d04c80877857
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_244420
Online Media:

Clothing/garment part/fragment

Culture/People:
probably Northern Mesoamerica (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Brooklyn Children's Museum  Search this
Object Name:
Clothing/garment part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Woven, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
89 x 66 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Mexico
Catalog Number:
23/143
Barcode:
230143.000
See related items:
Northern Mesoamerica
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws685c56de4-f11d-488a-9a8a-9cd2fb249f57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_245128
Online Media:

Woman's head scarf

Culture/People:
probably Tzotzil Maya (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Judith S. Somer (Judith Scherer Joffe/Mrs. Joseph S. Somer), Non-Indian, 1917-1999  Search this
Dr. Joseph S. Somer, Non-Indian, 1903-1980  Search this
Donor:
Dr. Joseph S. Somer, Non-Indian, 1903-1980  Search this
Judith S. Somer (Judith Scherer Joffe/Mrs. Joseph S. Somer), Non-Indian, 1917-1999  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's head scarf
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn
Techniques:
Woven, embroidered
Dimensions:
125 x 71 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Zinacantán; Zinacantán Municipality, Altos Region; Chiapas State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
23/5157
Barcode:
235157.000
See related items:
Tzotzil Maya
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws692f98c59-d1d8-4c58-a18b-dd4f421b94d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_250481
Online Media:

Stamp/Stamping tool

Culture/People:
probably Central Caribbean/Costa Rican Atlantic Watershed (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Patti McClain (Patty McClain), Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Patti McClain (Patty McClain), Non-Indian  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Sackler Fund  Search this
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987  Search this
Object Name:
Stamp/Stamping tool
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, incised
Object Type:
Art and Printing tools
Place:
Las Mercedes, Río Dos Novillos, Linea Vieja area; Pocora; Guácimo Cantón; Limón Province; Costa Rica
Date created:
300 BC-AD 300
Catalog Number:
24/822
Barcode:
240822.000
See related items:
Central Caribbean/Costa Rican Atlantic Watershed (archaeological culture)
Art and Printing tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6de709e4e-9f41-4bd4-a385-9bc6d8bf3b1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_256053
Online Media:

Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

Culture/People:
Wixarika (Huichol)  Search this
Collector:
Elena Solow (Elaine Solow), Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Elena Solow (Elaine Solow), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, wool yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Gourd stitch/Brick stitch/Netted beadwork, braided
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Nayarit State; Mexico
Catalog Number:
25/73
Barcode:
250073.000
See related items:
Wixarika (Huichol)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67dd192bb-bb7e-4eab-80df-9e338e6a4661
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_265832
Online Media:

Shawl

Culture/People:
probably Northern Mesoamerica (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Vera Maxwell (Vera Huppe Maxwell), Non-Indian, 1901-1995  Search this
Donor:
Vera Maxwell, Incorporated  Search this
Object Name:
Shawl
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn, synthetic yarn
Techniques:
Woven, knotted
Dimensions:
2.3 x 58.5 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Place:
Mexico
Catalog Number:
25/2851
Barcode:
252851.000
See related items:
Northern Mesoamerica
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68cb5c51b-0bc4-4c2e-8cfd-c5dc2b568cd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268726
Online Media:

Basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Lachixío Zapotec (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Mark Clark (Mark D. Clark), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Mark Clark (Mark D. Clark), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Mark Clark (Mark D. Clark), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Metal wire, plastic-coated wire
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Dimensions:
17 x 26.7 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Ya'chila; Oaxaca State; Mexico
Date created:
2000
Catalog Number:
25/7202
Barcode:
257202.000
See related items:
Lachixío Zapotec
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64b06d4aa-d67a-4146-abbd-e70123f7c08c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_273090
Online Media:

Painting

Culture/People:
Nahua [Ameyaltepec]  Search this
Collector:
Sylvia Fein (Sylvia Doris Fein/Sylvia Scheuber), Non-Indian, b. 1919  Search this
Previous owner:
Sylvia Fein (Sylvia Doris Fein/Sylvia Scheuber), Non-Indian, b. 1919  Search this
Donor:
Sylvia Fein (Sylvia Doris Fein/Sylvia Scheuber), Non-Indian, b. 1919  Search this
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Amate (Fig tree) paper, ink
Techniques:
Drawn
Dimensions:
46 x 64 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Ameyaltepec; Eduardo Neri Municipality; Guerrero State; Mexico
Date created:
1955-1965
Catalog Number:
26/2817
Barcode:
262817.000
See related items:
Nahua [Ameyaltepec]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e094b55c-53a5-421a-b987-e7f951d8238f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278938
Online Media:

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