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Arrow used during the Cara Grande ceremony  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "2003"

Xywaeri José Pio Tapirapé, Tapirapé (Tapirape)/Kaxywa Luisa Tapirapé, Tapirapé (Tapirape)

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

2003-2003

Materials:

Bamboo, cotton twine/string, feather/feathers, animal bone, reed, tree pitch/gum, genipapo paint

Techniques:

Carved, wrapped, painted

Dimensions:

178 x 4 x 3 cm

Cultures:

Amazonia, American Indians, Native Americans, South America, Southern Amazonia, Tapirape (Tapirape)

City:

Tapi'itawa, Terra Indigena Urubu Branco, Santa Terezinha Municipality

County:

Northeast Mesoregion, North Araguaia Microregion

State:

Mato Grosso State, Central-West Region

Country:

Brazil

Collection History:

Purchased from the artist by Heidi McKinnon (NMAI staff member) in 2003.

Source ID:

NMAI_278877

Catalog Number:

26/2757

Album Name:

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