Monthly Archives: January 2013

Woven

Here are two more examples of ethnographic textiles from the Anthroplogy Lab. This Kaxinawá hipband was collected by Kenneth Kensinger in the 1960s.  The Kaxinawá live in the Amazon jungle of eastern Peru.  This piece was woven by the wife of a chief and is made of natural, raw, … Continue reading

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“Orange peel” flakes and a look at Colha, Belize

The Maya site of Colha, located in Northern Belize, is known for its lithic workshops.  At its height, stone tools made at the site were traded with communities as far as 160 km (100 miles) away.  The site is located geographically … Continue reading

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