Archeology and Anthropology
Join us for Archaeology Day at NHMU as we celebrate Utah's rich archaeological history and resources.
Like her mother before her, 84 year-old weaver Salina Begay, creates Navajo rugs the old fashioned way. With help from her daughter, Begay raises her own sheep, cards, spins and dyes the wool, then weaves the yarn into traditional Navajo patterns.
Modern ethnographic jar made by the late Joy Navasie (Frog Woman), a Hopi-Tewa potter.
Catalog number is ET578
Donated by Dr. Allan Nelson, MD, Chicago, Illinois in 2013