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Ivory carving

Museum number:
2-58115
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020058115
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus ivory carving. Ivory slab with incised and darkened geometric and zoomorphic designs. Set into ivory base. Made to resemble a totem pole. Probably made by non-Indian hobbyist.
Collection place:
Northwestern United States
Culture or time period:
North America Unspecified
Materials:
Walrus ivory
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
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