University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleThe Mystery of the Sea
Object Number: NA10831
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Klukwan
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Locus: Kaagwaantaan Fin House
Section:American
Materials:Shell
Wood
Pigment
Ermine
Feather
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1926
Other Number111 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial. Entitled "The Mystery of the Sea", carved wooden front with decorations of abalone, feathers etc. Back piece of ermine tails.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Kaplan, Susan A. & Barsness, Kristin J. 1986. Raven's Journey. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 194, fig. 220View Objects cited in this Publication

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