Firestarting steel

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Previous owner
Calvin Isam, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Firestarting steel
Media/Materials
Steel
Techniques
Forged
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Native Term
ta le tcu nu ka be'
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Collection History
Collected from Calvin Isam (Mississippi Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8827
Barcode
018827.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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