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Wampum Belt Archive


Odawa Belt

EMB IV-B-7598

Ethnologisches Museum Berlin, Germany


Original Size:

Rows: 13. Length: 120 cm. 47.2 inches.








White shell bead belt with three black, outlined shell bead squares. Grey parts missing. War-booty since 1945 in Russia, EMB Cat. No. IV-B-7598, exchanged with Walter C. Wyman in 1908, collected among the Odawa, Emmet County in 1901 (Krickeberg 1954: 234, Plate 46 b)


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