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Necklace

Museum number:
2-5932
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
x-2125 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory necklace. Nine walrus and mammoth ivory cylindrical beads, four of which are faceted. Probably archaeological.
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
Materials:
Mammoth ivory
Taxon:
Mammuthus and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
for sale
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 49 centimeters
Legacy documentation: