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Museum number:
2-9175
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020009175
Alternate number:
2-5983 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.0
Object count:
1
Description:
Head of an animal with perforation on under side, for insertion of a string. Probably wolf snarling. Walrus ivory.
Donor:
unknown
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Wood (plant material)
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb
Accession date:
unknown
Context of use:
cf. 2-6111
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 5.2 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: "Number changed from 2-5983 in 3/9/1907
Legacy documentation: