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A Tlingit shaman’s amulet showing a transformational image including a fish and humanoid figure holding the head in its hands

Amulet

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840–60

marine mammal ivory (?)

width: 2 ⅞"

Inventory # CN3895f

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Provenance

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

RELATED EXAMPLE

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 184, no. 240