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Catalog Number 00.25.1
Object Name Firecracker
Description One used, tan and brown, homemade firecracker. Referred to as a 'coete'. Comprised of a piece of bamboo wrapped with twine and lashed to a thin piece of wood with a plastic string. Brown paper is tied to the top of the bamboo and the bamboo compartment is completely filled with gunpower, called 'polvora', and little bags of material to give the sparks color.
Site Name La Libertad, Honduras
Site # Site 2206
Material Composite
Date Circa 1970-1981
Collector Blustain, Malinda S.
Collection date 1981-07-23
Lexicon sub-category Composite
Place Honduras | Comayagua | *County* | La Libertad