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Object Number:NA8571
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tsimshian
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Skeena River
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Leather
Length: 17 cm
Width: 9 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918
Other Number:SA 5 - Other Number

Description

Set of 61 bone gambling sticks and a leather carrying case. Sticks are incised with different numbers of circumferal bands and painted with red or black pigments. The leather case has a rectangular, bone ornament attached to a strap at one end.

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