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Knife  (Tools and Equipment (General))  "1875-1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1875-1890

Materials:

Metal, hide

Techniques:

Wrapped

Dimensions:

26.5 x 6 x 2 cm

Cultures:

Ahtna (Ahtena), American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northern Athapaskan, Subarctic, Western Subarctic

Site Name:

Copper River

County:

Ahtna Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected in 1890 or 1891 by geologist Israel C. Russell (1851-1906) during a survey of the Mount St. Elias area (on the Alaska/Yukon border); donated to the US National Museum (later the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History) in 1902; acquired by George Heye through an exchange with the US National Museum in 1908.

Source ID:

NMAI_21632

Catalog Number:

2/429

Album Name:

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