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Boletín del Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

On-line version ISSN 0718-6894

Abstract

NIELSEN, Axel E.. The hallucinogenic paraphernalia from "calilegua" (Jujuy, Argentina): Provenance, chronology, and relationships in the circumpuna andes. Bol. Mus. Chil. Arte Precolomb. [online]. 2018, vol.23, n.1, pp.71-100. ISSN 0718-6894.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-68942018005000304.

This work introduces an archaeological collection from the Province of Jujuy, currently housed in the National Museum of the American Indian, discussing its origin and revealing its research potential. Most materials have been classified as from Calilegua, but there are reasons to infer that their true origin is in the Quebrada de Humahuaca and that they are part of the vast collection gathered by Karl Schuel between 1920 and 1923. The study of these pieces can provide valuable information about the past of the quebrada, particularly from the lastpre-Hispanic centuries, as demonstrated by the analysis of snuffing trays and tubes, and their relationships with similar implements from Mu- yuna and other parts of the circum-Puna regions of the Andes.

Keywords : hallucinogenic complex; Calilegua; Quebrada de Humahuaca; Middle Period; Period of Regional Developments.

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