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Hook, leader, and sinker

Museum number:
2-2015
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Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Fish-shaped carved walrus ivory lure with iron hook, orange fragment, probably from auklet bill; baleen leader.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Lower Yukon / NW Behring Sea
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Taxon:
Aethia and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)