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Bone mask worn by a shaman

Of the Tlingit people. Mask made of bone, worn by a shaman. No openings in face of mask. Wide open eyes, clenched full mouth of teeth. Round nostrils.

Collection Information

MASK
Catalog No: E/ 216
Culture: TLINGIT, HOONAH KOW
Locale: AK, CHICHAGOF ISLAND?, HOONAH KOW
Country: USA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: L:18.5 W:15.5 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENT AN ANGRY TLINGIT OR THE SPIRIT OF A DEAD MAN
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.   

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