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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sitting Eagle's Father Northern Arapaho 9 Wind River Wyoming 38
Descriptions
wood 4438 metal 3340 wire 139
Names
tomahawk 15
Date:
ca. 1840
Dimensions:
handle length: 25 in, diameter of handle: 3.5 in, blade length: 4.75 in, blade width: 2.25 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:
Tomahawk with metal blade and carved wood handle. Lower half of handle carved in circular ribbing; upper 1/3 wrapped in copper wire. (5) small brass studs below wire; (4) small brass studs between wire and head; (3) larger brass studs at top of handle. Head and blade plain.
Accession Number:
NA.108.165

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