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Drum frame

Museum number:
2-6486
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006486
Alternate number:
x-2679 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
With carved ivory walrus handle. Head missing. Handle is composite of polar bear with pinnedin dangling separately carved human legs.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.4 Secular and Religious Musical Instruments
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
21.5 centimeters and 36 centimeters
Legacy documentation: