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Museum number:
2-1241
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001241
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Umiak rigging; "block" (hook-shaped); walrus ivory with inset blue glass beads seving as eyes and ears; large hole at base.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Northwest Bering Sea
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
height 9.4 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: cf. Nelson, Pl. LXXVIII#19, 21.
Legacy documentation: