University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:29-175-155
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Whale
Height: 5.5
Length: 12.2
Thickness: 1
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:2/606 - Collector Number

Description

Flat; in form of a whale, with hole for suspension through dorsal fin. large ocal-oblong hole through rear half of body, with part of sides and bottom broken away. Curve may not have been continuous. Outlines, eyes, mouth and teeth, incised on profiles of head.


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