Blowgun

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Culture/People
Houma
Previous owner
Bartoleme Billiot (Bartoleme Billiout/Bartoleme Biyot), Houma
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Blowgun
Media/Materials
Cypress, cordage, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term
ga na pa
Place
Houma; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collected from Bartoleme Billiot (Houma) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8468
Barcode
018468.000
See related items
Houma
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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