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Mask representing "amikuk," a spirit that lives in the ground  (Masks and Masking)  "circa 1910"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1919

Materials:

Driftwood, feather/feathers, pigment/pigments, baleen

Techniques:

Carved, wrapped, pegged, painted

Dimensions:

39 x 60 x 9.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

Site Name:

Kuskokwim River

County:

Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by A.H. Twitchell (1872-1949) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI in 1919.

Source ID:

NMAI_100604

Catalog Number:

9/3421

Album Name:

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