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Pipe

Museum number:
2-164
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000164
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with engraved and darkened drawings; drawn on one side are umiaks with hunters, drying sheds and one panel with scenes of Lapps and their reindeer-drawn sled; umiaks, animals, etc. on the other side; heads of walrus and other animals in relief on top; bowl has carved owl in front.
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 38.6 centimeters
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