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Carving and sinker

Museum number:
2-2028
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
2
Description:
Carving tied to modified sinker. Elongated soapstone carving with anthromorphic face tied to walrus ivory sinker which has had eyelashes and fins incised. Rawhide cord.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
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:
Novelty.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 6 centimeters and length 9.3 centimeters
Legacy documentation: