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Object Name FIGURINE
Catalog Number 0985.07.00165
Date ca. 1862
Description The figurine consists of a hand painted figure on one face of a lower spinal vertabrae bone of either a cow or a horse. The figure appears to be a clerical person, wearing a dark robe and white cross bow tie.
Material bone (animal); paint
Dimensions W-4.5 L-3.75 inches
Event Battle of Chickasaw Bayou
Provenance The figurine bone came from the Chickasaw Bayou battlefield, December 29, 1862. The label on the artifact lists a different battle association than the record.
Subjects animal