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Zoomorph

Museum number:
2-5985
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020005985
Alternate number:
X-2178 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved ivory dog. Made of walrus ivory.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
St. Michael, St. Michael Island, Nome Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; St. Michael
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.6 Sports, Games, Amusements; Gambling and Pet Accessories
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 7.8 centimeters
Legacy documentation: