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Pounder

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Object Number:29-48-421
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Seneca
Provenience: United States of America
New York
Cattaraugus Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Length: 116.8 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1919
Other Number:2/8477 - Collector Number

Description

Ceremonial. Used in notifying people of the New Year's Feast. Double pounder; each end is octogonal; on one end, the alternate faces are painted red; pencilled words, "Bear", "Deer", etc. on other faces. On the other end, the alternate faces are decorated with red angles.

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