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South American mummy trafficking Captain Duniam's nineteenth-century worldwide enterprises

Carter, Chris; Vilches, Flora; Santoro, Calogero M

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Nineteenth-century fascination for the exhibition of mummies from around the world promoted the trafficking of cultural objects from remote places including, as reviewed here, the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. While well-funded and organized expeditions travelled the world seeking this material, independent sailors and traders also returned to Europe and beyond with items of exotica for sale. The Macleay Museum, at the University of Sydney, has the well-preserved remains of a human female...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186591
Source: Journal of the History of Collections
DOI: 10.1093/jhc/fhw031

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