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Carving

Museum number:
2-7009
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020007009
Alternate number:
41 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.128
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved wooden figure of walrus; bone tusks and eyes; inset whiskers; wood stained black and red; flipper missing.
Donor:
Harry Marcus Weston Edmonds
Collection place:
St. Michael, St. Michael Island, Nome Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; St. Michael
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Harry Marcus Weston Edmonds
Collection date:
1889-1904
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 29.3 centimeters
Legacy documentation: