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Bowl in the shape of a merganser duck
Bowl in the shape of a merganser duck
Number
МАЭ № 571-33/b
Title
Bowl in the shape of a merganser duck
Ethnicity
Kodiak Eskimos
Expedition
I.G. Voznesenskii's expedition
Collectors-person
Material
wood, paint, glass beads
Dimensions
length 28.5 cm, width 19 cm, height 13.2 cm
Annotation
It was believed that waterfowl were blessed with magical powers. They could dive in the water, walk on land, and fly in the air and therefore, like the spirits were capable of visiting the underwater, earthly and heavenly worlds.
Corpus
Ethnography of America
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Bowl in the shape of a merganser duck
Bowl. 19th century