Photographs (left to right): Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada; Maplewood Park, Rochester, New York; Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Wampum Belt Archive



EMB IVB-7605

Ethnologisches Museum Berlin, Germany


Original Size:

Rows 4. Length: 77 cm. 30.3 inches.








Black shell belt cut in two halves. "Glen Sanders Belt" war booty since 1945 in Russia. Exchanged with Walter C Wyman in 1908, purchased from Charles P. Sanders, Scotia, Schenectady County, NY in 1904.


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