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Pendant

Museum number:
2-72052a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210272052a@2cb
Accession number:
Acc.4721
Object count:
2
Description:
Pendant [a] w/chain [b]: Carved and incised walrus ivory halibut pendant; Markings in black, mouth and gills highlighted in red. Chain of gold-tone metal. Pendant: W=2.5cm, L=6.0cm. Chain: L = 30.0cm.
Donor:
J. Arthur Freed
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
North America, Alaska, Made by “Jim Shavings”
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Maker or artist:
Jim Shavings [Eskimo]
Collector:
Nancy Laubach Freed
Materials:
Ivory (material), Metal, and Paint (coating)
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
June 26, 2001
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)