University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31-7-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Barren Ground Band
Provenience: Canada
Labrador
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Caribou Hide
Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from Frank G. Speck, 1931
Other Number:A unknown - Seder Number

Description

To cause wind to rise. Bone; caribou hide strings, wooden hand pieces.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Figure 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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