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Object Number:NA4969
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 29.4 cm
Width: 19.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1916

Description

Represents a sea monster with a human face.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021) View Objects in Exhibition
Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figure 23BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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