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Carving

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Object Number:41-31-13A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Whalebone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Man
Wolf
Length: 8.5
Width: 5.4
Credit Line:Gift of Jennie W. Rogers, 1941

Description

Made from spilt half of whalebone, with 41-31-13B. Half is oblong with concave surface smoothed and covex face deeply carved with figure of wolf and a man. Designs nearly identical but reversed on the two pieces. Single perforation on each midway of edge. Probably medicine man's paraphernalia.

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