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Knife

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Object Number:42-30-35
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Atna
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Copper River
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Copper
Length: 24.7 cm
Width: 3.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:570 - Other Number

Description

One thin, flat piece of copper. Blade with straight back and convex edge constricted to form grip wrapped with bark strip. Ornamented with engraved, curvilinear decoration on one face. Short, proximal end modified to conform with engraved bird (?) of which the beak forms a dull point.

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