Photographs (left to right): Monhonk, New York; Suwannee River Park, Live Oaks, Florida; Monhonk, New York

Wampum Belt Archive


Iroquois 14 Diamond Belt 1768

Penn Museum NA 3878

Reproduction (R.D. Hamell, Dec 5, 2014)


Original Size:

174 columns by 6 rows est 17 inches in length


Beaded Length: 26.6 inches. Width: 3.25 inches. Length w/fringe: 50.6 inches.


174 columns by 6 rows: 1,044 beads


Warp: Leather. Weft: Artificial Sinew.


Associated as being Iroquois 1768.

Black shell belt with 14 white diamonds and white ends. UPMAA NA 3878: Univ. Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA.

Purchased from A. E. Barnes.


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

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