Photographs of Easter Island manuscripts, circa 1970

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.127
Dates:
circa 1970
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
34 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs of pages from two manuscripts with Easter Island texts. Adrienne Kaeppler of the Smithsonian Institution identified them as copies of petroglyphs, drawings, and pictographs from rongorongo boards with an explanation of the characters in the native language. The location of the original manuscripts has not yet been determined.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Pedro Vilaseca of Santiago, Chile, circa 1970.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 127

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 127, Photographs of Easter Island manuscripts, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional depictions of Rongorongo script held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 75-13 and MS 1292.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rongorongo script Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Easter Island Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/