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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Central Plains 41 Pawnee 22 Chahiksichahiks 4
Descriptions
pigment 539 wood 4438
Names
tamper 2
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
L: 8 in, width: 1 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:
Wood pipe tamper with carved bear. Carved bear sits upright atop handle with area for finger holds. Two holes carved in wide area above slender body of tamper stick. Red pigment on front of bear and in holes. Smooth wood darkened with use.
Accession Number:
NA.504.440

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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