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Antler

Museum number:
1-259061
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Accession number:
Acc.1437
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Elk antler showing parts used for making men's mush spoons (part adjoining skull), and for wood splitting wedges (main stem), and Dentalia purses (main stem).
Donor:
American Indian Film Project and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Northwestern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Yurok
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1965-1969
Materials:
Antler (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1961
Context of use:
Showing parts used for making men's mush spoons (part adjoining the skull), and for wood splitting wedges (main stem), and Dentalia purses (main stem).
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 37 inches
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