Cupping horn

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Culture/People
Chickasaw
Previous owner
Old Lady Brown, Oklahoma Chickasaw
John Brown, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Billie Walker, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Cupping horn
Media/Materials
Cow horn
Techniques
Cut
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Doctor's items
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from "Old Lady" Brown (Oklahoma Chickasaw), John Brown (Oklahoma Chickasaw), and Billie Walker (Oklahoma Chickasaw) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/8350
Barcode
028350.000
See related items
Chickasaw
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Doctor's items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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