Divining Bone

Naskapi, Newfoundland, Canada, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected early 20th century

Possibly caribu bone

Overall: 6 9/16 x 1 1/4 in. (16.7 x 3.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

56.14.13616

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Albert Green Heath (1888-1953), early 20th century; sold to Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1955; sold to present collection, 1956.

Old Number

Heath # X901

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