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Knife

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Object Number:53-54-133
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Knight Island
Yakutat Bay
Old Town
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Storage House, Subsurface Pit #15 probably placed between wall and floor, depth 47"
Period: Old Town II
Section:American
Materials:Copper
Wood
Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 2 cm
Thickness: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number:193 - Field No SF

Description

Copper and wood (green and black) haft. Complete blade, nearly symmetrical, nearly angular, rather than curved. Much corroded. Broken and cracked wooden handle, glued, depression in side. Fragment of cordage with.

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