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Pipe

Museum number:
2-169
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000169
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with engraved and darkened drawings; line of reindeer or caribou on one side followed by wolf; walruses, whales and wolves on other side; 5 seals carved in the round above (one of them spotted) with row of circles with central dot on edge below (both sides).
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Context of use:
Tobacco pipe.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 51 centimeters
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