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Tomahawk

Object Number:37581
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yankton
Dakota
Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Metal
Stroud
Length: 109.22 cm
Width: 4.14 cm
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900
Other Number:F:54-15 - Field No SF

Description

Large tomohawk, gently curved and decorated with brass studs. It has three blades, one of which is loose. There is a red ribbon tied around the handle.

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