Photographs (left to right): Orchid Niagara Falls Butterfly Museum, Ontario, Canada; Red Dragonfly, Mendon Ponds, New York; Unknown plant, Niagara Falls Butterfly Museum, Ontario, Canada

Wampum Belt Archive

 

Pitt Rivers Wampum Belt

PRMO 1952.5.08

Original Size:

Rows: 5. Length: 65 cm. 25.6 inches.

Reproduction:

 

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Description:

White shell belt with central outlined shell bead oval with horizontally flaring bars. Purchased from Colonel Shirley's so in 1966.

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