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LOOKING BOTH WAYS: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern Alaska

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IMAGE
Miniature Mask:

LOCATION: Karluk 1 archaeological site, Kodiak Island, A.D. 1400-1750

REFERENCE: Alutiiq Museum, Koniag, Inc. Collection (UA85-193-6311)

DIMENSIONS: 4.5 cm high.

DESCRIPTION:
Long ago, miniature wooden masks may have been used to teach stories to children. They may also have been masks for dolls.


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