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Comb

Museum number:
2-1251
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001251
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Hair comb; "fossil" walrus ivory; multiple teeth; curved and notched on both sides.
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
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.8 Toilet Articles
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 5.8 centimeters
Legacy documentation: