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Handle

Museum number:
2-1255
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001255
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Rectangular piece of walrus ivory narrowing in the middle; large perforation at each end; incised U-shaped and linear designs. Probably archeological.
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:
Workbox handle.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 14 centimeters
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