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Drum

Museum number:
2-1611
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001611
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Large drum used in ceremonies. Head probably seal or walrus bladder. Hoop frame, rawhide lashing. Carved wood handle with incised linear markings.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.4 Secular and Religious Musical Instruments
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
61 centimeters and 74.5 inches
Legacy documentation: