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Collector:
Dr. Leonhard H. Stejneger  Search this
Donor Name:
U.S. Fish Commission  Search this
Culture:
Koryak  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Kamchatka (north of) / Anadyr River (south of), Siberia, Russia, Asia
Accession Date:
2 Jan 1896
Collection Date:
1895
Notes:
FROM CARD: "MAN AND GOOSE; WOOD"
Description from Stejneger in accession file, which is somewhat smudged and hard to read, identifies E175599 - 175610 as "Carvings by Koriaks. Location somwhere south of Anadyr and north of Kamchatka. Presented to me by Mr. Constantine Greenwaldt, 49 Galernaia, St. Petersburg, Russia." "Koriaks" (a.k.a. Koryak) was mistranscribed on catalogue card as Koniaks.
Illus. Fig. 49, p. 59 in Chaussonnet, Valerie. 1995. Crossroads Alaska: native cultures of Alaska and Siberia. Washington, D.C.: Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Identified there as a Koryak wooden toy depicting two men chasing a giant goose.
Record Last Modified:
19 Feb 2020
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
030232
USNM Number:
E175599-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35612f418-3357-441c-b016-7429e1b670ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8350950