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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
animal bone 14
Names
bone knife
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
width: 2 in, L: 10.5 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:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.102.244

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