FMNH 18640.nosub[1]

  • 18640: Carved cedar wood interior house
    Photographer:Charles H. Carpenter
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Carved cedar wood interior house post used as a support for roof beams. Colors red, black, blue. Represents two brothers who were allowed to kill as many marmots (woodchuck mammals) as they could eat.
  • 18640: Carved cedar wood interior house
    Photographer:Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Carved cedar wood interior house post used as a support for roof beams. Represents legendary beings, two brothers who were allowed to kill as many marmots (woodchuck mammals) as they could eat. On exhibit in Hall 10 against wall or corner
  • 79716: Totem pole 79716 upper crest

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Totem pole 79716 upper crest represents an eagle above (lower crest) a beaver. One main totem shown with six others in the background. Left to Right: 18981, 18982, 18640. To the right of the pole are: 85482, 79787, 79788. Empty exhibit cases with no glass are visible. Sign for East Court above. Field Columbian Museum
  • 18635: Cedar interior house post [Totem

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Cedar interior house post [Totem pole] used as a support for roof beams. Represents two brothers who were allowed to kill as many marmots (woodchuck mammals) as they could eat. in old Hall 10 exhibit, [pre] before conservation
Catalog Number: 18640.nosub[1]
Description: carved house post
Materials: cedar wood
Cultural Attribution: Bella Coola
Locality: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Accession Number: [64] World's Columbian Exposition - Department of Ethnology (Gift)
Accession Year: 1897
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Province/State: British Columbia
Collector/Source: World's Columbian Exposition - Department of Ethnology, P. Jacobson
IRN: 1090260
GUID: 7e542543-5935-4a4f-bc10-060b4d5afb11