Killer Whale Carving with Shamanic Elements

Haida, First Nation, Northwest Coast

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collected 1820-1860

Horn (possibly sheep horn)

Overall: 3 15/16 × 8 1/4 × 1 1/8 in. (10 × 21 × 2.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly

22.3.1919

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 32, AMES 26, Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas, Sienna Craig, Spring 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

REL 53, Religion, Healing and Medicine, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-January 5, 2020

Publication History

[Northern, Tamara]. "Native American Art". Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, page 9 . (Published in conjunction with Gutman Gallery opening exhibition)

Provenance

Collected by "an old sea captain," about 1820-1860; to General John Hewston, California; bequeathed to his niece, Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly (1851-1927), West Newton, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1922.

Old Number

Red No. 22.73

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