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Knife with hawk and eagle effigy handle  (Tools and Equipment (General))  "1870-1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1850-1870

Materials:

Steel, copper, mountain sheep horn, abalone/haliotis shell, hide thong/babiche, metal rivets

Techniques:

Forged, riveted, carved, inlaid

Dimensions:

40 x 5.5 x 2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northern Tlingit, Northwest Coast, Tlingit, Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)]

City:

Hoonah (Gaudekan, Gand-Ah-Kan)

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Chicagof Island

Archipelago:

Alexander Archipelago

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1907.

Source ID:

NMAI_13342

Catalog Number:

1/2425

Album Name:

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