Burden Basket

Achomawi (Pitt River)
California culture


early 20th century

Pine root, beargrass, redbud bark, and willow

Overall: 9 1/4 × 11 5/8 in. (23.5 × 29.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Pitt River, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 05, Introduction to Archaeology, Nathaniel Kitchel, Summer 2019


Robert T. Emery (1918-2005), Lebanon, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1951.

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