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Pipe

Museum number:
2-172
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000172
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with engraved and darkened drawings; fox, 2 walruses, hare and other animal on one side, 6 fish on underside, man and grasshopper, 2 seals, 3 other animals on other side; 7 animals carved in the round on top (1 or more animals missing). Detached seal. Bowl with carved seal.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
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 31 centimeters, length 5 centimeters, and 6 centimeters
Comment:
No. Pieces: "1 (3)
Legacy documentation: