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Dakota buffalo horn spoon
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Description A Dakota carved buffalo horn spoon, circa the 19th century or earlier. The spoon has a deep bowl and a handle with a carved pointed end. The spoon was plowed up in Day County, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 3/4 inches length
2 1/4 inches width mouth
Nomenclature Spoon
Subjects Found at Day County, South Dakota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Indians of North America--South Dakota--Day County--Food.
Indians of North America--South Dakota--Day County--Material culture.
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Food Service
Dates Creation: Not later than 1894
Date unknown
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 563.A78