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Curved elk antler tine drum tool / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

This would have been used to tie the drum head on and tighten it.

Tags: elk antler, drum tool
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Curved elk antler tine drum tool
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage (artist and user)
Date: 
20th
Place: 
Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
antler (elk)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
83.3237
Department: 
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