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Box

Museum number:
2-6654a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21026654a@2cb
Alternate number:
x-2847 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
2
Description:
Box with lid; rectangular; made of walrus ivory; cover has round pierced handle and is grooved along edges.
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:
unknown
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Gifts, Novelties, Models, Reproductions (excluding currency), Commemorative Medals, and Forgeries
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
for sale
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 5.2 centimeters and length 7.9 centimeters
Legacy documentation: