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Ceremonial sinker for halibut line, with human and bear paw designs  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "1750-1800"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1750-1800

Materials:

Stone

Techniques:

Carved

Dimensions:

14.5 x 14.0 x 11.0 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nisga'a (Niska), North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Nass River

County:

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1919.

Source ID:

NMAI_104585

Catalog Number:

9/6731

Album Name:

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