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Handle

Museum number:
2-1067
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001067
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Drill thong handle; curved piece of ivory with center slot.
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
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.9 Multiple Utility
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Context of use:
Catalogued as belt fastener; more likely drill thong handle.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 8.8 centimeters
Legacy documentation: