University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleHaida Box
Object Number: 2015-13-7.1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
Skidegate
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Maker: Denny Dixon
Date Made: June 1982
Early Date: Jun 1982
Late Date: Jun 1982
Section:American
Materials:Argillite
Height: 10cm
Length: 18.5cm
Width: 8.8cm
Credit Line:Gift of Robert and Marilyn Forney, 2015

Description

Box composed of five pieces of argillite glued together. All four sides carved with depictions of various clan animals: one long side depicts wolf with his tail wraped around killer whale, the other depicts eagle; one short side depicts killer whale, the other depicts raven.


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