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Culture/People:
Yup'ik [Norton Sound]  Search this
Previous owner:
Judge Nathan Bijur, Non-Indian, 1862-1930  Search this
Lilly Prochownick Bijur (Mrs. Nathan Bijur), Non-Indian, 1867-1944  Search this
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982  Search this
Seller:
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982  Search this
Object Name:
Spear
Media/Materials:
Ivory, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Saint Michael; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Saint Michael Island
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Judge Nathan Bijur (1862-1930); inherited by his widow Lilly Prochownick Bijur (1867-1944) and son Harry Ash Bijur (1887-1972); purchased by MAI from Harry Bijur and his wife Madeline Bijur (1901-1982) in 1946.
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Catalog Number:
20/8840
Barcode:
208840.000
See related items:
Yup'ik [Norton Sound]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_223117