Photographs (left to right): Sunset, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Silver Pennies, Rush, New York; Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico

Wampum Belt Archive


NMAI 02 6389


Original Size:

Rows: 6. Length ?








White shell belt with 3 sets black diagonal shell bead lines; center diagonal 3 beads wide. Purchased in 1910. Unknown history.


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

Tooker. E. 1998. A note on the Return of Eleven Wampum Belts to the Six Nations. Ethnohistory 45, 2, pp. 219-236,