The discovery of gold in the graves of Chiriqui, Panama


Scanned image of the book containing this Volume of the "Indian Notes" journal. This article, written in 1919, briefly describes the authors,Samuel Lothrop, first hand account of exploration and exploration of grave goods, specifically gold grave goods (the author claims that the excavation extracted a some of two million in gold images and dust).

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The discovery of gold in the graves of Chiriqui, Panama. Samuel Lothrop. Museum of the American Indian Indian Notes and Monographs. (6): 22-37. 1919 ( tDAR id: 4555) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8057D2W


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -4600 to 1500

Radiocarbon Date: 680 to 600

Spatial Coverage

min long: -82.62; min lat: 8.124 ; max long: -81.867; max lat: 8.654 ;

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