University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-43-281
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nivkh
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Tiger
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:74-1-95 - Other Number
1899.1.281 - Other Number

Description

Crudely carved wood tiger; painted red and black stripes; extended head and tail with block-shaped legs; slit mouth and pierced nostrils and eyes.


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