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Amulet

Object Number:NA5703
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Argillite
Hide
Iconography:Fish?
Length: 43 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917

Description

Argillite pendant attached to a hide strap at one end. The stone carved into eight segments separated by shallow grooves. The first and last segments are elongated and perforated. May represent a fish.

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