University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:2003-43-111
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Hide
Leather
Technique:Carved
Lashed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:102 (Civic Center, 1957) - Other Number
323 (original inventory number) - Other Number
1899.1.111 - Other Number

Description

Wooden flail, crudely carved, consisting of two poles, one half the length of the other, loosely fastened to each other with hide loops lashed to the top of each pole connected in turn by a braided hide ring; the base of the long pole flairs slightly; ridge have been carved in the top of each pole to keep the lashings in position.


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