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A surgical instrument

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

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Exhibition Text

A surgical instrument made of a number of steel blades lashed with cedar bark to a wooden handle. It was used to scarify swellings.

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16.1/ 1561
Culture: KITIKSHAN, KISGAGASS
Locale: BC, BABINE RIVER, KISGAGAS
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: L:6.5 W:4.4 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1915 [EXCHANGE]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database