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Catalog Number X1937.01.01
Title ELK HEAD AGAINST SIOUX
Object Name Pictograph
Artist Elk Head
Dimensions W-11.5 L-17.5 inches
Medium Paper/Pencil
Date 1883-1885
Notes Three scenes labelled in pencil. 1) "Elk Head (a Gros Ventre) meets a Sioux and shoots him with a pistol / misses him but kills his horse." 2) "The Sioux runs but Elk Head kills him with his bow and arrow". 3) "Elk Head counts a coup in a fight with the Sioux".
Search Terms Art
Ledger Art
Native American
American Indian
Gros Ventre
Sioux