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Object Number: NA3881B
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Provenience: Pennsylvania (uncertain)
Delaware (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast
Date Made: 18th century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:American
Materials:Horn (animal part)
Antler
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Rattlesnake
Human Face
Hunting God
Height: 5.4cm
Width: 4.4cm
Depth: 3.8cm
Other NumberCG91121-2344 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Carved antler with rattlesnake tail, human face / Of horn, carved with face of Misinghali'kun, hunting god.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania (13 Sep 2008 - 10 Jul 2011)View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Williams, Lucy F., et al. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem. : Page/Fig./Plate: 110View Objects cited in this Publication

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