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Fungus Ash Box
Fungus Ash Box
Date:
ca. 1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Birch Bark, Wood, Hide
Dimensions:
2 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.115
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Fungus ash box in oval form with fitted wooden bottom and top. Top is pressure fitted and has a hide pull attached. NOTE: A similar example of this box appears in the publication “ Eskimo Artifacts Designed For Use” by Paul and Mary Thiry, 1977, page 92, fig. 2.