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Charms (Left Group)

From the Museum's Northwest Coast Hall, many items carved from ivory and bone by the Tlingit people.

Collection Information

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Catalog No: E/ 639
Culture: TLINGIT
Locale: AK
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: BONE, ABALONE
Dimensions: L:8 W:5 [in CM]
Technique: CARVED
Subject: 2 BEAR SPIRITS EATING A DEAD TLINGIT
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: E/ 2163
Culture: TLINGIT, GUN-NAH-HO QWAN
Locale: AK, YAKUTAT BOROUGH, ALSEK RIVER, GUN-NAH-HO QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: TOOTH (WHALE)
Dimensions: L:11 W:4.5 [in CM]
Subject: DEVIL FISH BETWEEN TWO BEAR SPIRITS
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: E/ 848
Culture: TLINGIT, HOONAH KOW
Locale: AK, CROSS SOUND, HOONAH KOW
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: BONE, ABALONE, PIGMENT
Dimensions: L:11 W:6 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENTS A WHALE
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: 19 / 477
Culture: TLINGIT, YAKUTAT
Locale: AK, YAKUTAT BOROUGH, YAKUTAT
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: IVORY
Dimensions: L:14.5 W:5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: E/ 2705
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKOOT
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKOOT
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: IVORY
Dimensions: L:13 W:4.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897 [PURCHASE]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: 19 / 457
Culture: TLINGIT
Locale: AK
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: IVORY
Dimensions: L:15 W:5.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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(Missing two)

Catalog No: E/ 864
Culture: TLINGIT, HOOTZ-A-TA QWAN
Locale: AK, ADMIRALTY ISLAND, ANGOON, HOOTZ-A-TA QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: IVORY (WALRUS)
Dimensions: L:15.5 W:6.5 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENTS ABEAR SPIRIT WITH TLINGIT SPIRITS ALL ABOUT & RAVEN IN ?
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: E/ 865
Culture: TLINGIT, HOOTZ-A-TA QWAN
Locale: AK, ADMIRALTY ISLAND, ANGOON, HOOTZ-A-TA QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: IVORY (WALRUS)
Dimensions: L:15.5 W:6.5 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENTS SPIRIT OF A WHALE WITH TLINGIT SPIRITS ALL ABOUT AND WOLF SPIRIT IN ?
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: 19 / 458

Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKAT
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: BONE, ABALONE, PIGMENT
Dimensions: L:16 W:7 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: E/ 842
Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA QWAN
Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA, SITKA QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: L:16.5 W:7 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENTS A WHALE, AND A DEAD TLINGIT, AND A RAVEN EATING THE DEAD
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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