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Fishing lure

Museum number:
2-2016
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Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Fish-shaped carved walrus ivory with iron hook, orange fragment, probably fron auklet bill. Baleen leader.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Northwest Bering Sea
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Aethia and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.1 Hunting and Fishing
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 10.8 centimeters
Legacy documentation: