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Museum number:
2-4123
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020004123
Alternate number:
x-269 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
For toolbag, one end damaged. Carved walrus ivory with animal head at one end, carved seal heads along top edge, incised wolf-like animals marching on one side, incised caribou and man with sled on other side.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.9 Multiple Utility
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 28.4 centimeters
Comment:
Photo: 15-21396; 15-21397.
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