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Anthropomorphic figure

Museum number:
2-1458
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001458
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Mammoth ivory; anthropomorphic carving, head and trunk only; crucifix incised around neck.
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
Materials:
Mammoth ivory
Taxon:
Mammuthus
Person depicted:
Jesus Christ (founder of Christianity)
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 4 centimeters
Legacy documentation: