Divination plumb bob

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
John K. White (John Kennard White), Cherokee descent, 1937-2006
Object Name
Divination plumb bob
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Incised
Dimensions
4.9 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
adonvdodi
Place
Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
circa 1930
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John K. White (1937-2006, a Cherokee-Scottish craftsperson and educator); acquired by MAI through an exchange with John K. White in 1967.
Catalog Number
23/7848
Barcode
237848.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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