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Collector:
Wallace Night Gun  Search this
Donor Name:
George Night Gun  Search this
Culture:
Blackfoot (Niitsitapi, Siksikaitsitapi), Piegan (Piikani)  Search this
Object Type:
Altar Stick
Place:
Not Given, Blackfeet Reservation, Montana, United States, North America
Accession Date:
30 Jan 1951
Notes:
FROM CARD: "RED PAINTED STICK, CYLINDRICAL IN SHAPE. ONE END OF IT USED IN MARKING OUT THE OUTLINE OF THE CEREMONIAL ALTAR IN EARTH BEFORE PAINTING OF THE ALTAR. ALSO USED TO MARK LIGHTNING FURROWS FROM EACH CORNER OF THE ALTAR. THE OUTLINES MADE BEFORE PAINTS APPLIED TO THE ALTAR SURFACE."
Record Last Modified:
8 Jun 2022
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
189268
USNM Number:
E387744E-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34375f661-39a4-42e9-ac5e-dad643673fd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8421707