Amulet

This shamanic ritual amulet is made from a bear’s tooth, which has been carved into the shape of a wolf. The hole at the base of the tooth would have been used to attach the amulet to a shaman’s apron.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
E792a
Collection Class
Personal objects
Collection Area Region
N
Material
bear tooth
Common Name
amulet
Simple Name
amulet
Production County
Southern Alaska
Production Country
United States of America
Production Person Surname
man

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