Knife with a Wooden Handle and Steel Blade

Tanana, Dene (Athabascan), Alaska, Subarctic

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collected 1929-1930

Steel, wood

Overall: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Professor Robert A. McKennan, Class of 1925

30.2.4617

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Processing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Publication History

Robert A. McKennan, The Upper Tanana Indians, Yale University Publications in Anthropology, Number 55, New Haven: Department of Anthropology, Yale University, 1957, p. 59, fig. 6D.

Provenance

Collected by Professor Robert Addison McKennan [Dartmouth Class of 1925, 1903-1982) [during his field research studying the Tanana and Chandalar people of the Upper Tanana River, Alaska], 1929-1930; given to present collection, 1930.

Old Number

Red No. 30.20

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