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Engraving

Museum number:
2-9912
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020009912
Accession number:
Acc.456
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk slab with engraved, darkened and colored drawings; on curved side are a kayak, an Eskimo cutting up a seal, a duck or goose and an Eskimo spearing a bear; on the flat side are a Lapp boy wearing "star cap" and cartridge belt, 3 reindeer with harness and 1 fish.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1913
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 27.3 centimeters
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