- Museum number
Amulet; made of bear fur; bear chin charm or amulet, with pendant and bordered with glass beadwork.
- Production date
- 1921 (before)
Height: 15 centimetres
Width: 12 centimetres
Depth: 1.75 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- see JCH King `First peoples, First Contacts' British Museum Press 1999. see JCH King `Thunderbird and Lightning' BMP Ltd, 1982
Skin amulet from chin of black bear, the inner side coloured with a solution of powdered haematite.
Cree Indians, East Coast of Hudson Bay.
See Turner in 11th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnography, p. 275.
For Donor's list see ETH DOC 1207, no. 36.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1982-1987 Jun-Jan, Museum of Mankind, Thunderbird and Lightning: Indian Life in North America, 1600-1900
1987-1990 3 Dec-Oct, London, Museum of Mankind, Living Artic: Hunters of the Canadian North
1999 25 Jun-2011 2 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Subarctic"
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: No 36 (Renouf's list (Eth. Doc. 1207))