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Earrings

Museum number:
2-6856a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21026856a@2dc
Alternate number:
x-3049 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
3
Description:
Etched ivory (?) earrings, each with central concentric circles, tree-like designs. Hook missing on a).
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
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
cf. 2-48512
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
2.8 centimeters
Legacy documentation: