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Carving

Museum number:
2-664
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000664
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus with separately carved pup on back; red engraved circle and dot motif on mother, black on pup; walrus ivory.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Northwest Bering Sea
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
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 4.7 centimeters
Legacy documentation: