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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
pigment 539 bison horn 12 tanned hide 162
Names
amulet 7
Date:
1875-1899
Dimensions:
width: 3 in, L: 10 in
Credit Line:
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
Remarks:
Carved bison horn amulet. Hollow buffalo horn incised with concentric rings, circles and dots, and triangles. Incised areas show application of yellow and red ochre pigments. Twisted hide tie strung through two holes at base of horn. May have been for ceremonial use or curing.
Accession Number:
NA.502.348

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