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Charm

Native NameSib-U-Ot-Ten
Object Number:41849
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Point Barrow
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Deerskin
Mountain Sheep Teeth
Credit Line:E. A. McIlhenny Expedition to Point Barrow, 1899

Description

Headband or fillet. Sib-u-ot-ten. Made of deer skin and Ovis montana teeth. Worn by the Umialik or the Harpooner.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Spirit-Keepers of the North: Eskimos of Western Alaska (14 Oct 1983 - 04 Aug 1984) View Objects in Exhibition
Raven\'s Journey: The World of Alaska\'s Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 150, fig. 117View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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