Hoe blade

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Culture/People
probably Minitari (Hidatsa) (archaeological) (attributed)
Excavator
Ernst Reinhold Steinbrueck (E. R. Steinbrueck), Non-Indian, 1836-1918
Previous owner
State Historical Society of North Dakota
Seller
State Historical Society of North Dakota
Object Name
Hoe blade
Media/Materials
Buffalo bone
Techniques
Cut
Object Type
Agricultural Tools/Equipment
Place
Sakakawea site (Awatixa Village), Knife River; Stanton; Mercer County; North Dakota; USA
Date created
probably 1780–1834
Collection History
Excavated between 1902 and 1908 by amateur archaeologist Ernst Reinhold Steinbrueck (1836-1918) for the State Historical Society of North Dakota (Bismarck, North Dakota); purchased by MAI from the State Historical Society of North Dakota in 1925.
Catalog Number
14/530
Barcode
140530.000
See related items
Minitari (Hidatsa) (archaeological)
Agricultural Tools/Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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