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Goat Horn Spoon:
LOCATION: Karluk (Kallut), Kodiak Island, 1879-1882
REFERENCE: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (NMNH 72527)
DIMENSIONS: 15 cm high.
Alutiiq craftsmen made serving spoons from the horns of mountain goats. They softened the horns with steam, then bent and carved the bowls into shape.