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

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IMAGE
Woman's Bowl:

LOCATION: Chenega (Caniqaq), Prince William Sound, 1887-1893

REFERENCE: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (NMNH 168618)

DIMENSIONS: 15 cm wide.

DESCRIPTION:
Men's and women's eating bowls had different shapes. This boat-shaped woman's bowl is decorated with glass beads, and may have been used to serve guests at feasts and hunting festivals.


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