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Native NameTa-Si-Ha
Object Number:37578
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Teton
Dakota
Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Deer Bone
Buckskin
Bead
Metal
Length: 64 cm
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900

Description

A leather cord tied to a rigid metal wire. Five deer bones are strung on the cord, and there is a v-shaped notch etched in the bone closest to the wire. The other end of the cord is tied to a looped string of blue glass beads. The deer bone closest to the beads has 37578 written on it.

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