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Walrus figure

Museum number:
2-72558
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020072558
Accession number:
Acc.4787
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved stone walrus head with ivory tusks. Minimalist style with only eyes, nostrils and lower lip differentiated.
Donor:
Elizabeth Colson
Collection place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Eskimo
Collector:
Elizabeth Colson
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
September 9, 2011
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
height 7.4 centimeters, width 6.2 centimeters, and length 7.8 centimeters