University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-39
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Dry Bay
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Metal
Wood
Cloth
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Abalone
Length: 48.5
Width: 4.9
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:465 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged blade tapering to point. Flattened medial ridge on one face. Wooden grip, wound with cloth and leather string, ends in carved bear's head with abalone shell inlay.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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