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Object Number:49-25-331
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Kootznahoo Inlet
Daxatkanada
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Locus: O-T 6-12" black midden
Section:American
Materials:Schist
Technique:Incised
Length: 6.5 cm
Width: 4.1 cm
Thickness: 0.5 cm
Credit Line:Survey of Northern Tlingit Country, Frederica de Laguna, 1949
Other Number:320 - Field No SF

Description

Green micaceous schist slab with incised designs on both sides. Roughly chipped ovoid. One side appears to have face, with oval weaping eyes, brows, hair painted in the middle, mouth, and diagonal line below suggesting garment. Other side has longitudinal band with transverse curved lines in groups, suggesting backbone with ribs (and limbs?)

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