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Kayak model

Museum number:
2-5909
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020005909
Alternate number:
x-2102 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Toy kayak model with hunter in cockpit. Bow in hunter's left arm. Kayak is walrus ivory. Sinew bowstring. Kayak is Nunivak Island type.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Nunivak Island, Bethel Borough, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Nunivak Island
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.4 Transportation and 5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
Probably child's toy but may be model.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 16.8 centimeters
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