University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:2003-43-153A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nivkh
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
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:1899.1.153 a/b - Other Number
74-1-118 - Other Number

Description

Pair of long carved wooden skis tapering off to an upturned sharp point at front and stepped back to an upturned point at the back end; wide straps knotted through four holes at the center of each ski serve as fasterners; a small hole pierces the front tip of each ski.


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