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Fastener

Museum number:
2-6767
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006767
Alternate number:
x-2960 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved bone belt fastener. Hook shaped with animal head; incised chevrons on back.
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
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
to attach to belt loop
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 5.3 centimeters
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