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Earrings

Museum number:
1-259302a,b
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Accession number:
Acc.4689
Object count:
2
Count note:
1
Description:
Miniature elk antler spoons. White, grey impurities marbled through the spoons. Carved at top with circles that have holes in them, followed by four triangles, two horizontal lines, then the bowl of the spoon. 7.8 cm long, 1 1/2 cm wide at spoon bowl, 0.2-0.7 cm wide at stem. Earrings came on card about a “Na ‘K’ Idil Yuy” necklace of dentalium. Card describes necklace. Made to sell.
Donor:
Ira Jacknis
Culture or time period:
Hupa
Maker or artist:
Edward Chase
Collector:
Ira Jacknis
Materials:
Antler (material)
Taxon:
Dentaliidae
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
June 26, 1997
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
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