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Box

Museum number:
2-3880
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020003880
Alternate number:
x-26 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory box with wooden top with missing thong. Engraved animals and hunting scenes. Section walrus tusk.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Alaska Commercial Company
Collection date:
1898
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.5 Stimulants, Narcotics, and Accessories
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
height 5.6 centimeters
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