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Object Number:97-84-2150
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Penobscot
Algonkin
Provenience: United States of America
Maine
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-2150 - Old Museum Number
18179 - ANSP Number
II 399 - Gottschall Number

Description

Wooden handle incised with vine design, painted purple. Head worked from knob and branches of limb, human face with two horns.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 399View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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