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Artifact Identification Basket   (2009.05.0256)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1980
Culture WaiWai or Mucra

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 33 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 28.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 22 cm
Weight 225 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant, Pigment--Dye
Manufacturing Processes Weaving--Basket, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

Yde, Jens. Material Culture of the Waiwai. Nationalmuseets Skrifter Etnografisk Rakke, X. Copenhagen: National Museum of Copenhagen, 1965. Fock, Niel. Waiwai: Religion And Society Of An Amozonian Tribe. Copenhagen: National Museum, 1963. Print. -Located at the Main Stacks on UIUC campus - Yde, Jens. Material Culture Of The Waiwái. Copenhagen: National Museum, 1965. Print. -Located at the Main Stacks on UIUC campus - Whitehead, Neil L.Alemán, Stephanie W.,eds. Anthropologies Of Guayana: Cultural Spaces In Northeastern Amazonia. Tucson : University Of Arizona Press, 2009. Print. -Located at the Main Stacks on UIUC campus - Campbell, Alan Tormai. Getting To Know Waiwai: An Amazonian Ethnography. London : Routledge, 1995. Print. Located at the Main Stacks on UIUC campus - Hill, Jonathan David,, Chaumeil, Jean-Pierre., Bastos, Rafael José de Menezes., Journet, Nicolas,, Mansutti-Rodríguez, Alexander., Fiorini, Marcelo., Brightman, Marc., Alemán, Stephanie W.,, Piedade, Acácio Tadeu de Camargo., Mello, Maria Ignez Cruz., Prinz, Ulrike,, Ruedas, Javier., Wright, Robin., Augustat, Claudia.Beaudet, Jean-Michel., eds. Burst Of Breath: Indigenous Ritual Wind Instruments In Lowland South America. Lincoln : University Of Nebraska Press, 2011. Print. -Located at the Music & Performing Arts library on UIUC campus -There is a section on Waiwai musical instruments, if that falls in our collections - Guppy, Nicolas. Wai-Wai: Through The Forests North Of The Amazon. New York: Dutton, 1958. Print. -Found on I-Share and located at Principia College’s Central Stacks - Greene, Virginia. Using Case Studies to Examine the Decision-Making Process for Cleaning Ethnographic Objects. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation.Vol. 45, No. 3 (Fall - Winter, 2006), pp. 183-199 -Found on Jstor -Though I don’t have access to the article, it turns up when I search for “Waiwai archaeology” so I suspect there is a section on this topic Whitehead, Neil L. Amazonian Archaeology; Searching for paradise? A Review of Recent Literature and Fieldwork. Journal of Archaeological Research. Vol. 4, No. 3 (September 1996), pp. 241-264. -Found on Jstor Whitehead, Neil L. Anthropologies of Guayana: Cultural Spaces in Northern Amazonia.

Artifact History

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

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