University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: NA11766
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Southeast Alaska
Sitka
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Locus: Sitka Kaagwaantaan Clan
Star House
Section:American
Materials:Scalp
String
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1927
Other Number140 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial headdress. One of the whole scalp taken during the Yakuan invasion at Sitka; once destroyed by insects and made over.


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