Funerary mask (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
probably Alaskan Eskimo (attributed)
Previous owner
Henry Moses (H. Moses/Mink's Father), Non-Indian, 1859-1951
Seller
Henry Moses (H. Moses/Mink's Father), Non-Indian, 1859-1951
Object Name
Funerary mask (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Wood, animal gut/intestines
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Grave; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Henry Moses (1859-1951; a fur buyer and artifact dealer in Sitka, Alaska); purchased by MAI from Henry Moses in 1940.
Catalog Number
20/2205
Barcode
202205.000
See related items
Alaskan Eskimo
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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