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Kayak model

Museum number:
2-5915
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020005915
Alternate number:
x-2108 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Crude carving of hunter in cockpit. Made from walrus ivory.
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:
1898
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.4 Transportation and 5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
cf. 2-5912
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 10.2 centimeters
Legacy documentation: