Necklace

2008.22.0161

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Artifact Identification Necklace   (2008.22.0161)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Body Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Txukaramai, Brazilian, Kayapo

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 38.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 25.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.9 cm
Weight 147 g
Measuring Remarks The necklace is rather rigidly an oval, so the first diameter is from the top of the knot made from the several smaller strands of rope to the bottom the large bead on the third to the left strand of rope hanging off of the bottom of the necklace. The second diameter is a perpendicular measurement to the first, across the widest part of the necklace, including the shells. The depth = thickness and was taken from the thick rope that hold the shells.
Materials Animal--Shell, Pigment, Plastic, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Drilling, Joining, Ropemaking, Stringing, Twisting, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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