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Pipe

Museum number:
2-45329
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Accession number:
Acc.2747
Object count:
1
Description:
Made of carved ivory. Incised and darkened diamond design at distal end of handle. 6-sided. Crudely engraved and red-filled design on one side shows Eskimo in umiak hunting walrus and figure chasing animal.
Donor:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection date:
1945-1971
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1971
Context of use:
Tobacco pipe.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 25.5 centimeters
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