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Pipe

Museum number:
2-177
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000177
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with engraved and darkened drawings; owls, birds, fox (?) on one side; landscape with numerous men on other side; 2 walruses and pendant seal carved on top, 2 fish and 1 seal surround bowl.
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
Context of use:
Tobacco pipe.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 27.2 centimeters
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