University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-200
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Seneca
Iroquois
Provenience: United States of America
New York
Cattaraugus County
Allegheny Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 4.1 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

False Face. Miniature wood "beggar mask" type, used by doctor in dreamin-guessing rite to cure patient suffering from disease caused by spirits. (catalogue card)


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