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Cribbage board

Museum number:
2-45259
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Accession number:
Acc.2747
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with drilled peg holes, etched seal on top surface; engraved fish on sides, engraved walrus and three leaves on base; 2 peg feet (1 broken).
Donor:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection date:
1956-1971
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1971
Context of use:
Made for sale.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 38.5 centimeters
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