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Lid

Museum number:
2-6650
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006650
Alternate number:
X-2843 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Snuffbox lid. Anthropomorphic face. Painted black features on red ground. Inlaid glass over eyes. Brass loop in mouth, probably for rawhide thong.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Malemiut Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Copper (metal) and Glass (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.5 Stimulants, Narcotics, and Accessories
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
box lid
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 5.1 centimeters and length 6.3 centimeters
Legacy documentation: