University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: NA9468
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Klukwan
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Locus: Klukwan Kaagwaantaan Clan
Fin House
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Hair
Pigment
Hide
Height: 5.5
Length: 20
Width: 8.6
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923
Other Number16 - Other Number

Description

Eagle; wooden; said to be original Crest of Eagle Moiety of Tlingit Nation. Possessed in early time when Eagle emblem was born into popularity.


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