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Arrow Shaft Straightener

Native NameAltsikwanpi
Object Number:31-23-58
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Third Mesa (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:American
Materials:Horn (animal part)
Cotton Cloth
Length: 15 cm
Width: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from George E. Starr, 1931
Other Number:18642 - Old Museum Number

Description

Of mountain goat horn. Name: Sikwanpi. The arrow shaft is worked through large then smaller holes to straighten and round it. Obtained from Cakwoum.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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