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War Club

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Object Number:97-84-1288
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
North Dakota
Upper Missouri River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Iron
Pigment
Quill
Skin
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1288 - Old Museum Number
18547 - ANSP Number
II 400 - Gottschall Number

Description

Wooden; ball head with long blade extension, with iron spike, made from a triangular file, and inserted in ball at right angle to haft. Painted with green, red, and yellow stripes and with buckskin wrist-strap beaded blue, green, and yellow on white and edged with red quilling.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 400View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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