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Axe

Museum number:
2-48407
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Alternate number:
11-157 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.25
Object count:
1
Description:
With conifer handle. Blade is fossil walrus ivory tusk. Rawhide lashing.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
1901
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits
Accession date:
December 15, 1901
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
70 centimeters and 37.5 centimeters
Legacy documentation: