FMNH 109077.nosub[1]

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    Creator: Sarah Carlson : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-6 | Country: Luzon, P.I. | Locality: Abra. Domayco-Patoc. | People: Tinguian. Stock. | Name: Akosan. Ceremonial piece "loved by the spirits". Hung near to the dead, and also displayed in certain ceremonies. Made of rings of wood and a wooden imitation shell strung on an embroidered cloth. (over) | Collection: R.F. Cummings Expedition. (F.C. Cole, 1907=8). | Notes: | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Philippine peso symbol] 1.50 | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 109077 | ENT | 999 | Acc. 1060 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] Strings of small shells and a brass bell attached to lower end. |
Catalog Number: 109077.nosub[1]
Description: ceremonial piece
Materials: ceramic, cloth, wood, shell, metal; brass
Cultural Attribution: Tinguian
Accession Number: [1060] Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1908
Other Numbers: 999
District/County: Abra Prov.
City/Town: Domayco-Patoc
Collector/Source: Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan, Dr. Fay-Cooper Cole : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
EMu IRN: 1251439
GUID: 6918340f-5217-4a61-8170-35e7f754bcf0

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