Eagle Bone Whistle

1996.24.0081

Object Image

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Eagle Bone Whistle   (1996.24.0081)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1937 - 1980
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Absaroke (Apsáalooke, Crow)

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 41.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.2 cm
Weight 23 g
Measuring Remarks Length was measured from tip of feather to mouthpiece. Width was approximated at feathers. Measurements do not include strap.
Materials Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Bone, Metal--Aluminum, Pigment, Animal--Bird--Eagle--Golden Eagle
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Drilling, Dyeing, Painting, Piercing, Sewing, Wrapping
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 N/A

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