• Culture/People:

    Conibo

  • Object name:

    Jar

  • Date created:

    circa 1910

  • Place:

    Upper Rio Amazonas (Amazon River); Amazonas State, North Region; Brazil

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1913 and 1916 by anthropologist William C. Farabee (1865-1925) during fieldwork funded by his employer, the Free Museum of Science/University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania; in the collection of the University Museum until 1932 when it was acquired by MAI through an exchange with the University Museum.

  • Dimensions:

    19 x 34 cm

  • Catalog number:

    18/1949

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