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Musical instrument made of a bear’s intestine and a wooden mouthpiece

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Exhibition Text

When the intestine is squeezed, a sound is produced. 

Collection Information

Culture: TLINGIT, AUK QWAN
Locale: AK, JUNEAU BOROUGH?, SINTA-KA-HEEN-EE, AUK QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: INTESTINE (BEAR), WOOD
Dimensions: L:32.5 W:10.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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