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NA.106.960
Plains | scraper | animal bo...
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NA.106.960 | 1850-1890 | width: 4 in, L: 11 in, diameter of handle: 4.75 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Animal bone notched and flattened to form L-shape to hold a blade. Four (4) holes in bottom of handle, and numerous holes in two (2) lines on both sides vertically down the longest part of bone. Drilled dots may represent the number of hides worked with this scraper. | NA.106.960.v1.jpg | NA.106.960.v3.jpg | NA.106.960.v2.jpg | scraper | animal bone | Plains

NA.102.282
Upper Missouri River | arrow...
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NA.102.282 | unknown | width: 1 in, L: 8.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | animal bone worked smooth and flattened. Two (2) holes drilled towards one end ( ½” dia.). Bone lies flat, but is concave. Exterior color is reddish and very smooth. | NA.102.282.JPG | arrow straightener | tool | animal bone | Upper Missouri River

NA.109.126
Plateau | Nez Perce | bone n...
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NA.109.126 | mid-19th Century | L: 3.375 in, width at eye: 0.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Single piece of bone, carved to taper down to a point. Round eye drilled through at top (1/8” dia.) | NA.109.126.jpg | NA.109.126.v1.jpg | bone needle | animal bone | Plateau | Nez Perce

NA.504.453
Northern Plains | Cheyenne |...
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NA.504.453 | ca. 1870 | L: 9 in, Diameter: 4.75 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Animal bone, tapered down to small end used as mouth piece and larger end, enlarged to use as bowl. Bowl ended also wrapped in rough strip of rawhide, 2 ½” W, when wet and dried to adhere in place. Possibly type of medicine/blowing pipe. | NA.504.453.v1.jpg | pipe | animal bone | rawhide | Northern Plains | Cheyenne | Wolf Voice

NA.107.35
Plains | tool | quill flatte...
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NA.107.35 | 1825-1875 | width: 1.25 in, L: 5 in, Diameter: 2.75 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | piece of animal bone that has been flattened and rounded on edges. Chip marks visible on one side as well as at least 7 lines from use, and a deep groove from use. One end is slightly rounded. Verso is flat and worked with a patina. | NA.107.35.JPG | tool | quill flattener | animal bone | Plains

NA.109.128
Nez Perce | Plateau | needle...
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NA.109.128 | mid-19th century | L: 2.375 in, width: 0.25 in, Diameter: 0.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | single piece of bone carved from flat top (1/16” W) to rounded tapered point. Round eye hole (1/8” dia) drilled at top. | NA.109.128.jpg | needle | animal bone | Nez Perce | Plateau

NA.109.130
Plateau | Nez Perce | tweeze...
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NA.109.130 | mid-19th century | L: 2.75 in, diameter of top: 2.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | piece of light colored bone round in top view, tapers down slightly, with center carved out to create 2”L almost U’d shape center section of tweezers. Top of “U” is ¼”W. | NA.109.130.jpg | tweezers | animal bone | Plateau | Nez Perce

NA.105.44
Upper Missouri River | tool ...
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NA.105.44 | Unknown | width: 0.75 in, L: 3.75 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | piece of animal bone, halved, and worked on edges and a slightly pointed end, rough top portion. Vertical scrape line visible on the white, smooth colored recto. Verso is porous interior bone material. | NA.105.44.JPG | NA.105.44.v1.JPG | tool | animal bone | Upper Missouri River

NA.203.1662
United States | commercial |...
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NA.203.1662 | 1875-1925 | width: .375 in, L: 4.75 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | .1 - .14 hair pipes commercially made from animal bone on lathe. .1 and .2 have tanned hide inserted. .2 has white round glass bead attached. All are long cylinders of plain animal bone, with center drilled out to make a bead. Slight variations in color due to the material. | NA.203.1662.JPG | NA.203.1662.v1.jpg | bone hair pipes | glass beads | animal bone | tanned hide | United States | commercial

NA.203.1700
Plains | necklace | ochre | ...
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NA.203.1700 | ca. 1900 | L: 28 in, L: 5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | eagle claw | NA.203.1700.jpg | necklace | ochre | leather | glass beads | tanned hide | animal bone | bear claw | metal | Plains

NA.106.975
Plains | burnisher | tool | ...
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NA.106.975 | 1860-1890 | L: 5.75 in, width: 2 in, Diameter: 4.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Shaped and worked piece of animal bone (leg) that is flat and smooth on one side, rougher on opposite. | NA.106.975.v1.JPG | NA.106.975.jpg | burnisher | tool | animal bone | Plains

NA.109.127
Plateau | Nez Perce | needle...
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NA.109.127 | mid-19th century | L: 2.5 in, width at eye: 0.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Single piece of bone carved to taper from flat and notched triangular top with round eye (1/16”) drilled in top, to more rounded length and point. | NA.109.127.jpg | needle | animal bone | Plateau | Nez Perce

NA.102.244
Plains | bone knife | animal...
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NA.102.244 | ca. 1880 | width: 2 in, L: 10.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | leg bone of animal split down middle, to make hollow in center carved down to a point. Hole drilled through center of top portion (3/4" down) and 4" down to the center of piece. Carving on exterior around the center hole of two stacked triangles and four lines on each side emanating from the center. Highly polished on exterior. | NA.102.244.v3.jpg | NA.102.244.jpg | bone knife | animal bone | Plains

NA.109.129
Plateau | Nez Perce | comb |...
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NA.109.129 | mid to late 19th century | L: 1.875 in, width: 1.875 in, depth: 0.25 in, Diameter: 0.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Carved piece of animal in square shape, and concave bowed shape on sides. Partially rounded on the verso – perhaps natural shape of bone. Recto is smooth. Four (4) teeth (1/2”L) carved out on bottom portion, and three (3) off center holes drilled through top portion. | NA.109.129.jpg | comb | animal bone | Plateau | Nez Perce