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Figurine

Museum number:
2-1440
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ark:/21549/hm21020001440
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus ivory, frog-like carving with extended legs and incised facial features. Polished and worn from handling. A charm or figurine.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 8.7 centimeters
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