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Miniature Bird Shaft

medium view of feathers on shaft   Ivory feathers held on by sinew wrapping.
Ivory Feathers
Close-up of Ivory Feathers


medium view of pegs set near end of shaft   macro view of pegs
Ivory Pegs
Close-up of Ivory Pegs

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The materials pictured and described on this page are part of the L.L. Dyche Collection, Ethnographic Collections, at the Museum of Anthropology, University of Kansas, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045 Tel. 785.864.4245. ( The photographs on this page may be used by students and educators in education-related projects without additional permission as long as the statement above is included as a reference.

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