University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-528
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Canada
Nain
Labrador
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Caribou Bone
Length: 13 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Tag accompanying object bears note on one side in Speck's handwriting, "collected by Richard White whose wife and family are Eskimo." Verso, in what may be Richard White's handwriting, "Esk. graves 100 miles N. of Nain. These are for scraping children's excrement from skins used for bedding [illegible] (caribou bones)."


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