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Crystal

Museum number:
1-84658
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Accession number:
Acc.953
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Quartz crystal.
Donor:
Delila S. Gifford and Theodore D. McCown
Collection place:
Fort Tejon, Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal and Ventureño
Collector:
Francis A. Riddell and Franklin Fenenga
Collection date:
November 1948
Materials:
Crystal and Quartz (mineral)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.2 Magic: Objects Associated with Practices reflecting confidence in the ability to manipulate supernatural agencies
Accession date:
1948
Context of use:
Part of a Shaman's rain making kit, collected at Onyx, Kern County. Belonged to old Indian at Ft. Tejon about 100 years ago.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Legacy documentation: