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Prayer Sticks

Native NameBaho
Object Number:38972
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Anasazi (uncertain)
Hopi (uncertain)
Provenience: Arizona
Hopi Reservation
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Locus: ancient graves
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

Description

Twenty wooden sticks with one end pointed. Some have a notch carved into the end opposite the point. Some have traces of black or blue pigment.

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