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Pipe

Museum number:
2-13633
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020013633
Accession number:
Acc.100HZ and Acc.650
Object count:
3
Description:
3-piece ivory pipe elaborately carved; removable mouthpiece also of ivory (walrus); engraved umiaks on one side, walruses on other side; encircling zigzag bands on bit; seals and seal heads carved in the round along top of shank.
Donor:
Herbert Mason, Peabody Museum, William A. Setchell, and Ynes Mexia
Collection place:
Itiutiuk, Unknown Borough, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Itiutiuk
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
William A. Setchell
Collection date:
1899
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1904-1930 and 1930
Context of use:
Tobacco pipe.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 30.1 centimeters
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