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Engraving

Museum number:
2-36896
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020036896
Alternate number:
577 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.374
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory engraved piece; landscape with sled, man killing bear on one side; umiak with hunters pursuing whales, sleds, etc. on the other side. Made of walrus ivory.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1909
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 20.6 centimeters
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