Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made During the Field Season of 1881Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82

Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made During the Field Season of 1881Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1884, pages 427-510

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Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made During the Field Season of 1881Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82 by William H. Holmes

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Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made During the Field Season of 1881Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1884, pages 427-510

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lebrated ball game of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole Indians.

ANIMAL SUBSTANCES.

63071. Shell, probably a Unio, used by potters to scrape the surface of clay vessels; seen in use.

63081. Comb made of horn. The teeth are 2 inches in length, and have been made with a saw. It is used in dressing the hair.

63085. Charm made of feathers and snake rattles; worn on the head or on some part of the costume.

63082. Awl of iron set in a handle of deer's horn.

COLLECTIONS FROM COCKE COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

FROM FIELDS NEAR NEWPORT.

ARTICLES OF STONE.

62752. Grooved ax, 8 inches in length, 3½ in width, and about 1 in thickness; one side is quite flat, the other convex. The material is a banded schistose slate.

62758. A fine specimen of grooved ax, 7 inches in length, 4 in width, and 1½ in thickness. The groove is wide and shallow, and is bordered by two narrow ridges, which are in sharp relief all the way around. The m

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