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Pipe

Museum number:
2-159
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000159
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Engraved and darkened walrus tusk; various animals drawn on all sides; carved walrus head in front, animals and humans carved in the round on top surface; cylindrical bowl.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
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
Context of use:
Tobacco pipe.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 40.2 centimeters
Comment:
Published: Ray, Eskimo Art (1977), fig. 242. "Ray (1977): An interpretation of the tirisuk - see 2-167 for another example.
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