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Piece of a “copper”

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Exhibition Text

Piece of a “copper.” At potlatches, pieces like this were cut from “coppers” and presented to highly honored guests.

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16.1/ 783 Field No: 182
Culture: KITIKSHAN
Locale: BC, UPPER SKEENA RIVER
Country: CANADA
Material: METAL (COPPER)
Dimensions: L:19 W:9.2 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1911
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database