Elk Whistle


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Elk Whistle   (1996.24.0075)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker White Arm
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1930 - 1939
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Crow (Absaroke, Apsáalooke)

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 80.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.5 cm
Weight 200 g
Measuring Remarks Length does not include the dangling thong and eagle feather.
Materials Plant--Wood, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Skin--with Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment, Animal--Bird--Eagle--Golden Eagle
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Piercing, Wrapping, Woodburning, Cutting, Staining, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information White Arm is Crow

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