Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts

Photo Peabody Essex Museum/Deposit of the Andover Newton Theological School, 1976

By Leslie Macmillan – NYTimes.com – Photo Peabody Essex Museum/Deposit of the Andover Newton Theological School, 1976.

A fishhook from the early half of the 19th century from the Andover Newton collection at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.

A noted collection of more than 150 Native American artifacts, including wampum belts and finely beaded ceremonial garb, will stay – for now — where it has been housed for almost 70 years, at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., officials announced Thursday.

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