• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    Seal club in the form of a sea lion

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii); Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:


  • Techniques:

    Incised, carved

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Charles F. Newcombe (1851-1924, physician and collector in British Columbia); acquired by the Free Museum of Science and Art (later the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania) at an unknown date; received by George Heye through an exchange with the Free Museum in 1908.

  • Dimensions:

    63 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm

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