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Untitled: Incomplete Report of the Exploration of Chiapas, Mexico

Collection Creator:
Ceough, Richard  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Volume 5
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Summer 1946
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Ceough papers. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv464a6f53d-aa82-4536-9117-a0d789c7ed2a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-067-ref24

The Temple of the Tousand Steps at Agua Azul

Collection Creator:
Ceough, Richard  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Volume 1
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Chinkultic Site (Mexico)
Date:
May 1944
Restriction Note:
Page 29 of this report has not been imaged since it incudes a photograph of human remains.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Ceough papers. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Richard Ceough papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv43dadea73-07ba-4a61-baa7-a5e3110f348e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-067-ref20

Informal Report of the Exploration of Agua Azul and the Valley of the Lost Desires

Collection Creator:
Ceough, Richard  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Volume 3
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Chinkultic Site (Mexico)
Date:
Summer 1944
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Ceough papers. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Richard Ceough papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4be3d1c1f-adc6-4bc5-9b07-75c06592f115
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-067-ref22

Informal Report on the Exploration of New Virginia, Santa Elena, Agua Azul and Chincultic

Collection Creator:
Ceough, Richard  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Volume 4
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Chinkultic Site (Mexico)
Date:
Summer 1945
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Ceough papers. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv41fea9626-e6e1-460e-b9d9-4971f947c403
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-067-ref23

Informal Report of the Exploration of Agua Azul and the Valley of the Lost Desires

Collection Creator:
Ceough, Richard  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Volume 2
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Chinkultic Site (Mexico)
Date:
Summer 1944
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Ceough papers. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Richard Ceough papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4e0ace333-3cb7-4892-b9d9-941e6b447526
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-067-ref21

Snake figure

Culture/People:
possibly Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Richard Ceough (Albert J.C. Kretzmann), Non-Indian, 1898-1947  Search this
Previous owner:
Hispanic Society of America  Search this
Donor:
Hispanic Society of America  Search this
Object Name:
Snake figure
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted, incised
Dimensions:
24 x 5 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Chinkultic; La Trinitaria Municipality, Fronteriza Region; Chiapas State; Mexico
Date created:
AD 250–950 (Classic period)
Catalog Number:
23/6516
Barcode:
236516.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws687b4ed24-41d7-4190-8949-2f35bac92526
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_251893
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Frog bowl

Culture/People:
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Gisele Charat (Gizela Levy Sarapanovschi/Mrs, Hanoh Charat), Non-Indian, 1912-1985  Search this
Seller:
Gisele Charat (Gizela Levy Sarapanovschi/Mrs, Hanoh Charat), Non-Indian, 1912-1985  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987  Search this
Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler), Non-Indian, 1919-2019  Search this
Object Name:
Frog bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, modeled
Dimensions:
14 x 9.5 x 7.25 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Tonalá; Tonalá Municipality, Istmo-Costa Region; Chiapas State; Mexico
Date created:
AD 250–950 (Classic period)
Catalog Number:
23/6355
Barcode:
236355.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68e6760e0-aca0-49e8-8790-5c0b42ebf2fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_251313
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Gregory Mason negatives

Creator:
Mason, Gregory, b. 1889  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
86 Acetate negatives (black and white, 4 x 6 inches.)
Culture:
Maya  Search this
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Ika (Ica/Arhuaco)  Search this
Kogi (Kagaba)  Search this
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Acetate negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico)
Guatemala
Quintana Roo (Mexico : State)
Belize
Colombia
Mexico
Date:
1916-1931
Summary:
This collection contains 86 black-and-white negatives taken by Gregory Mason from 1916-1931. The images depict scenes of Belize, Guatemala, Colombia and Mexico, including Mexico City, Cozumel, Chichén Itzá and other sites in Quintana Roo.
Scope and Contents:
The Gregory Mason collection contains negatives made from 1916 to 1931 by Mason. The 1916 negatives depict the streets in and suburbs of Mérida, Mexico, and of people bundling fibers on a nearby plantation. The negatives dating from 1922 were made in Chichén Itzá. In 1928, Mason made negatives in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. The Belize negatives depict Mayan antiquities, various street scenes, and native peoples gathering leaves and chicle, spinning fiber, and canoeing; the Quintana Roo, Mexico, negatives depict Isla Cozumel and other Mayan sites; and the Guatemala negatives Quiriguá. The 1931 negatives made in Colombia primarily depict individuals from the Kogi, Ika, and Wayuu culture groups. Mason made some of these negatives on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Arrangement:
Arranged by negative number (N20447-N20532)
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in 1889, Gregory Mason was an American journalist with a keen interest in anthropology. Early in his career, he traveled widely as a reporter for the newspaper New York Evening Sun and the news magazine The Outlook. In 1926, he and Herbert Spinden led the Mason-Spinden expedition to explore Mayan ruins in Mexico. Funded in part by Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Mason led four additional expeditions to Central and South America. He wrote several books, including "Silver Cities of Yucatan" (1927), "Columbus Came Late" (1931), and "Remember the Maine" (1939). From 1941 to 1954, he was chairman of the Department of Journalism at New York University. Mason died in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 1968.
Provenance:
Historically, the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation managed all photographic and related manuscript collections separately. This collection description represents current management practices of organizing and contextualizing related archival materials.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian.
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Gregory Mason negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.029
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv44a3d0817-0a29-4e0c-a58a-36326017dddc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-029

Victor Wolfgang von Hagen collection of photographs and negatives

Creator:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
285 Photographic prints (albumen)
122 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Tsáchila (Colorado)  Search this
Jicaque  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Negatives
Photographs
Albumen prints
Place:
Ecuador
Honduras
Date:
1936-1938
Summary:
Includes images of the indigenous people of Ecuador, primarily the Tsatchela (Tsachila, Colorado) of Pichincha province and the Shuar-Achuar of Oriente province. Also includes 51 images of the indigenous people of Honduras, primarily the Xicaque and Maya.
Scope and Contents:
The von Hagen collection primarily contains photographs and negatives made by von Hagen during his 1935 and 1936 travels in Ecuador on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. The 1935 materials depict adult and child members of the Shuar-Achuar culture group engaged in weaving, drumming, and cooking. In addition there are representations of indigenous dwellings and of individuals dressed for ceremonies and using blow guns. The 1936 materials overwhelmingly depict Tsáchila (Colorado) peoples preparing food, weaving, potting, playing instruments, and participating in ceremonies, but also include depictions of the Runa (Otavaleño/Otavalo) people spinning cotton and sitting for potraits. The collection also contains photographic materials dated to 1937 that depict Mayan artifacts and Jicaque men of Honduras building rafts, fishing, and standing for their poritraits. Von Hagen's Tsáchila and Jicaque photographs illustrated his contributions to the Museum's series Indian Notes and Monographs, The Tsáchila Indians of western Ecuador (no. 51) and The Jicaque (Torrupan) Indians of Honduras (no. 53).
Arrangement note:
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Arrangement:
Negatives Arranged by negative number (N36360, N36648, N36654-N36656, N36661, N36733-N36740, N36749-N36752, N36755, N36758-N36769, N36772-N36779, N36781-N36797, N36803-N36853, N37366, N37386, N41444) Prints Arranged by photograph number (P11502-P11510, P12316-P12473, P12522-P12525, P12596-P12657, P12855-P12859, P12941-P12949, P13329-P13362, P15428, P15491, P15585, P16246)
Biographical/Historical note:
Victor Wolfgang von Hagen was an American explorer, archaeological historian, anthropologist, naturalist, zoologist, and travel writer. In the 1930s, he led several Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation collecting expeditions to Central and South America and continued to travel throughout the region into the 1970s.
Provenance:
Gift of Dr. von Hagen
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian
Topic:
Colorado Indians (Ecuador)  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Negatives
Photographs
Albumen prints
Citation:
Victor Wolfgang von Hagen collection of photographs and negatives, 1935-1937, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or print number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.019
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv476d1158f-0159-4934-9499-9279da9b2688
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-019

Richard Ceough papers

Creator:
Ceough, Richard  Search this
Names:
Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Mexico)  Search this
Extent:
5 Volumes
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Field notes
Daybooks
Place:
Chinkultic Site (Mexico)
Date:
1943-1947
Summary:
The Richard Ceough papers include five typed and bound reports written by Ceough on his archaeological work in Chiapas, Mexico over four summer seasons from 1943-1946.
Scope and Contents:
The Richard Ceough papers include five typed and bound reports written by Ceough on his archaeological work in Chiapas, Mexico over four summer seasons from 1943-1946. There are two copies of the Summer 1944 report. All reports were wirtten as informal reports for submission to the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico. The first report "The Temple of the Tousand Steps at Agua Azul" was written in May of 1944 and includes several maps as well as photographs taken by Ceough at the Chinkultic archaeological site. The second report titled "Informal Report of the Exploration of Agua Azul and the Valley of the Lost Desires, Summer 1944" includes Ceough's day book in addition to sketches, made by Javier Mandujano, maps and photographs. The third report titled "Informal Report on the Exploration of New Virginia, Santa Elena, Agua Azul and Chincultic, Summer 1945" is the largest volume and includes Ceough's day book, sketches, maps and photographs. The photographs include landscape views as well as close up images of stelae and archaeological finds. The final report, completed after Ceough's death by Blanche Corin, is untitled but includes Ceough's day book from the summer of 1946 as well as sketches and photographs.
Arrangement:
Arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. Richard Ceough was born Albert J.C. Kretzmann in Hudson, New York in 1898. Very involved in the theatre, "Richard Ceough" was most likely taken as a stage name some time in the 1920s or 1930s. Ceough graduated from New York University in 1922 and later completed his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees there as well. In 1929 Ceough appeared in several performances on the stage and spent a year teaching at NYU. In 1930, Ceough joined the faculty of the City College of New York as Assistant Professor of public speaking. While at CCNY, Ceough founded the college's theatre workshop and was director of it until his sudden death in 1947 at the age of 48 from coronary thrombosis. He also served as editor of the Theatre Annual from its founding in 1943.

In 1940, Ceough took his first trip to the Comitan region of Mexico. In 1942, Ceough returned to the Comitan region during his summer vacation and began taking part in yearly archaeological expeditions with Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History. In May of 1944, Ceough completed his first report detailing his work in the 1943 season at the "Temple of a Thousand Steps," a Mayan pyramid overlooking Agua Azul at Chinkultic in Chiapas, Mexico. In subsequent years, Ceough presented two more informal reports on his work in Agua Azul and other areas in the Comitan region as well as publishing an article in Popular Science on Chinkultic. Ceough passed away suddenly at the City College of New York on January 9, 1947. His report from July and August of 1946 was completed and submitted posthumously to the National Institute of Anthropology and History by Blanche Corin with assistance from Javier Mandujano y Solorzano. In 1949, Corin left Ceough's material to the Hispanic Society of America in New York City which later donated these materials to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in February of 1966.
Separated Materials:
24 clay specimens collected by Dr. Richard Ceough in Chiapas, Mexico are in NMAI Collections with object numbers 23/6500 - 23/6522.
Provenance:
Gift of the Hispanic Society of America to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 1966.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Maya architecture  Search this
Archaeology -- Mexico -- Chiapas.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Daybooks
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Ceough papers. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.067
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Richard Ceough papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv477da123c-2100-4083-b657-2d77eb3ed539
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-067
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S. K. Lothrop negatives, photographs and lantern slides

Creator:
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
1,188 Acetate negatives
3 Photographic prints
18 Lantern slides
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Selk'nam (Ona)  Search this
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)  Search this
Tz'utuhil Maya (Tzutuhil/Zutigil)  Search this
Quiché Maya (Quiche)  Search this
Central America  Search this
Island Caribbean  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
K'iche' Maya (Quiché)  Search this
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Inka (Inca) (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Acetate negatives
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Photographs
Negatives
Place:
North America
Zuni (N.M.) -- Photographs
Tierra del Fuego (Argentina and Chile)
Date:
1915-1928
Scope and Contents:
The S.K. Lothrop collection primarily contains negatives, photographic prints, and lantern slides made by Lothrop while employed by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Lothrop traveled on behalf of the Museum to New Mexico, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Peru. The four New Mexico negatives in this collection date from 1915, before Lothrop worked for the Museum, and depict scenes around Zuni. During his 1924 trip to El Salvador, Lothrop photographed volcanos, archaeological sites, antiquities, the landscape, villages, and native peoples engaged in pottery and rope making, food preparation, house building, and ceremonial activities. The 1925 views particularly concentrate on Argentina (but also Chile and Peru). The Argentina materials include views made in the Tierra del Fuego (also part of Chile), including depictions of the daily lives and ceremonial activities of natives peoples of Tierra del Fuego--Selk'nam (Ona) and Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan); the Patagonia landscape; and excavations undertaken by the Museum's La Plata Expedition. The 1928 Guatemala views include depictions of Mayan ruins of Zaculeu and of Tz'utuhil Maya (Tzutuhil/Zutigil), Quiché Maya (Quiche), and Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel) people engaged in weaving, rope making, canoeing, and ceremonial actitivies. The collection also contains photographs made by Lothrop before he worked for the Museum, including 1915 views of effigy mounds in Wisconsin and views at Hopi, Acoma, and Santa Clara; 1917 views of Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, and El Salvador; and 1918 views of Guatemala, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and Nicaragua.
Arrangement note:
Lantern slides Arranged by lantern slide numbers (L00101-L00103, L00577-L00579, L00584-L00585, L00589, L00597, L00622-L00629)

Negatives Arranged by negative numbers (N09139-N09140, N09147-N09308, N09316-N09389, N09760-N09997, N10310-N10577, N10803, N14031-N14212, N19372-N19620)

Prints Arranged by print numbers (P10108-P10110)
Biographical/Historical note:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop was an archaeologist and photographer who extensively traveled and worked throughout Central America and South America. George Gustav Heye originally hired Lothrop to research native Guatemalan and El Salvadoran textiles and pottery. He subsequently excavated on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian in such places as the Tierra del Fuego. Here he photographed indigenous communities who would not survive the twentieth century as a distinct culture group. In 1923, he also photographed the activities of the Hendricks-Hodge Hawikku Expedition excavations. In addition to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, the Peabody Museum and the Carnegie Institute sponsored his research and archaeological work.
Provenance:
Historically, the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation managed all photographic and related manuscript collections separately. This collection description represents current management practices of organizing and contextualizing related archival materials.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian
Topic:
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of Central America -- El Salvador -- Photographs  Search this
Fuegians -- Social life and customs -- Photographs  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Argentina -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Negatives
Photographic prints
Citation:
S. K. Lothrop collection of negatives, photographs and lantern slides, 1915-1928, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.010
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv44afe2ce2-971a-46ed-a9e8-af14d391f1eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-010

Vessel in the form of a shark with a man in its mouth

Culture/People:
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel in the form of a shark with a man in its mouth
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Dimensions:
25.5 x 12 x 9.2 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 1450–1550 (Post-Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1594
Barcode:
091594.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws651f9e982-a8a6-4303-82d9-b0942e181237
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98882
Online Media:

Inlay/mosaic pieces

Culture/People:
possibly Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Inlay/mosaic pieces
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Cut, ground
Object Type:
Materials: Prepared
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 250–650 (Late Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1595
Barcode:
091595.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Materials: Prepared
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws693a88e1d-1ace-414b-9a79-324e5a01e197
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98883
Online Media:

Pendant (possibly)

Culture/People:
possibly Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Pendant (possibly)
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Cutout, incised
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 250–650 (Late Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1596
Barcode:
091596.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws695f9c2f4-b3e4-40c3-a9e1-046340e03499
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98884
Online Media:

Bifacial tool/projectile point

Culture/People:
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bifacial tool/projectile point
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 650–950 (Late Classic period
Catalog Number:
9/1597
Barcode:
091597.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6adedf9bf-c385-40a9-9ddd-33bc0505579f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98885
Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
possibly Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 250–650 (Late Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1598
Barcode:
091598.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62196235a-c3d8-450b-b334-d06b0d32ddf5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98886
Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
possibly Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells
Techniques:
Ground, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 250–650 (Late Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1599
Barcode:
091599.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66e0b7fe6-b531-4192-afa7-f2c617b1561c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98887
Online Media:

Vessel lid/cover

Culture/People:
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel lid/cover
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled
Dimensions:
3 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 600–900 (Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1600
Barcode:
091600.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e39a2d37-dfdf-4ce3-97c6-a8c131a571a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98888
Online Media:

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Greenstone
Techniques:
Ground, perforated, drilled
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 1450–1550 (Post-Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1601
Barcode:
091601.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6397cd10a-7938-4766-a103-1121df694705
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98889
Online Media:

Bell

Culture/People:
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann, Non-Indian, 1867-1938  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bell
Media/Materials:
Copper
Techniques:
Cast
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Lamanai (Indian Church); Orange Walk District; Belize
Date created:
AD 1450–1550 (Post-Classic period)
Catalog Number:
9/1602
Barcode:
091602.000
See related items:
Maya (archaeological culture)
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e7beac2a-2080-4a3c-92a4-6e6296d18625
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_98890
Online Media:

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