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Object Number:29-175-139
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Chichagof Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Metal
Technique:Carved
Height: 11
Length: 9.2
Width: 3.5
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:4709 - Other Number

Description

Bearing clan totems. Representing raven. Dark wood; semi-conventional eagle carved in detail with feet curled up, traingular spots on body, and broad-nosed face carved on breast. Wings, with two ovals carved on side of each and eye-like oval above, extend backwards around head of another eagle with beak pointing downward and piercing at back of neck. Metal bowl extends behind neck of first eagle.

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