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|Credit Line:||Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970|
Box turtle shell, with handle made of leather thong fastened through holes in the top of the shell. Used in Big House Ceremony. Note in Frank Speck's hand-writing on tag accompanying object: "Tortoise rattle used in reciting visions in Long House ceremony (Ta'xkoxc)." See Speck, The Delaware Big House Ceremony.
|[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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