Club/Hammer

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Culture/People
Seneca
Previous owner
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Club/Hammer
Media/Materials
Stone, wood, rawhide
Techniques
Pecked, carved, folded, wrapped, tied
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created
1800-1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye); lent to MAI by Joseph Keppler in 1926; purchased by MAI from Joseph Keppler in 1947.
Catalog Number
14/4983
Barcode
144983.000
See related items
Seneca
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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