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Museum number:
2-45398
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.2831
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus ivory handle with engraved walrus heads, standing men. Mammoth ivory blade attached with cotton cordage (blade repaired).
Donor:
Mrs. Relzy Aikin and Relzy Aikin
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
ca. 1898
Materials:
Mammoth ivory
Taxon:
Mammuthus and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1972
Context of use:
Tourist curio.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 8.8 centimeters
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