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© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Untitled (Drawing)

1874

Tall Bear

From the collection

Title

Untitled (Drawing)

Date

1874

Artist

Description

Drawing; two Native North American warriors, Eagle Bull and Hole in Head falling off a horse, both men are wounded. Eagle Bull is wearing a trailing war bonnet and carries a shield as well as an emblem of a wooden club decorated with an antelope horn (?). Hole in Head is armed with a colt revolver and a horse whip. He is wearing dentalium shell pendant earrings tipped with shell discs. Both warriors are identified by composite glyph names which are drawn above them.
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Location

USA

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