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Snares for ground squirrels

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Snares for ground squirrels. The stick was stuck into the ground and the loop placed at the animal’s hole so that it was caught around the neck and strangled.  

Collection Information

Catalog No: 19 / 568
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKAT
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: L:27 W:4 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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Catalog No: 19 / 564
Culture: TLINGIT, AUK
Locale: AK, JUNEAU BOROUGH?, AUKE?
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: L:28 W:4 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database