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Object Name Log
Other Name Arborglyph
Date 1974-1980
Description Trunk of an aspen tree with white bark found and harvested from the Stanley Basin, in the Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho. The primary features on this log are arborglyphs. The name and possibly date "Antonio Eigezua Mallani 7 - 7 - 7 - 4" appear on one side of the trunk. The three names are carved one below the other above the date. The date could be July 7, 1974. There is a large split in the log that cuts off the last two letters in each of the names and the '4' of the date. There are no other markings on the log.

It is known that it takes a minimum of approximately 20 years for an arboyglyph such as this to mature. The Stanley Basin area was first discovered by fur trappers in 1824. Gold opened up the region in 1863, where it was mined until 1953. The basin was turned into a cattle and recreation area in the 1970s.
Object Number 2004.042.002