University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Robert W. Purcel

Sea Monster Hat Repatriation

By: Robert W. Purcel

The Sea Monster hat is a conical wooden hat with the sea monster crest (Gunakadeit), carved by Augustus Bean. The hat is recorded as having belonged to Anaaxoots (presumably James Jackson). Lieutenant George T. Emmons purchased it around the turn of the last century and then sold it to the Field Museum of Natural History […]