Expedition : Wenner-Gren Scientific Expedition to Hispanic America (1940-1941) (Wenner-Gren Peru Expedition)
Expedition leader : Dr. Paul Fejos (Pál Fejös), Non-Indian, 1897-1963
Expedition sponsor : Axel Wenner-Gren, Non-Indian, 1881-1961
Donor : Viking Fund, Incorporated (The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.), 1941-
Collection History : Collected between 1940 and 1941 during the Wenner-Gren Scientific Expedition to Hispanic America, led by anthropologist and filmmaker Paul Fejos (1897-1963) and sponsored by Swedish industrialist Axel Wenner-Gren (1881-1961); donated to MAI by the Viking Fund, Inc. in 1941.
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Catalog Number : 20/4791
Barcode : 204791.000
Object Type : Food Gathering and Preparation
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See related items : Food Gathering and Preparation
Place : Río Amazonas (Amazon River) area near frontiers of Peru, Colombia, and Brazil; Río Ampiyacu; Maynas Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Object Name : Basket sieve/sifter
Media/Materials : Vegetal Fiber
Techniques : Twill-plaited
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