Lamp

30-25-168

From: United States of America | Alaska | Cook Inlet | Kachemak Bay | Cottonwood Creek (Alaska)

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 30-25-168
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience United States of America | Alaska | Cook Inlet | Kachemak Bay | Cottonwood Creek (Alaska)
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Locus 9 ' below surface
Section American
Materials Stone
Description

Fine-grained, dark gray, volcanic stone. Front left-hand quarter. Lamp was originally 36 x 30.5 cm. and it stood 11.5 cm. high. Decorations consist of a groove around the outside 1 cm. below the rim, 3 raised vertical bars about 1 cm. wide on the outside at the front (there were probably similar decorations at the side), 8 v-shaped lines extend-ing for a distance of 8 cm. back from the front of the lamp.

Credit Line Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1930

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