Photographs (left to right): All Niobara County, Wyoming

Wampum Belt Archive

 

 

Musee des Beaux-Arts et d’Archeologie, Besancon, France

Original Size:

Rows: 6. Length: 89cm. 35 inches

Reproduction:

 

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Description:

Black shell bead belt with four white checkered diamonds, and both ends are checkered in white. Ex Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Besancon before 1853.

Reference:

Stolle, Nickolaus. 2016. Talking Beads: The history of wampum as a value and knowledge bearer, from its very first beginnings until today. Hamburg, Germany. ISSN 1437-7837