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Skin scraper

Museum number:
2-5839
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020005839
Alternate number:
x-929 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Flint blade. Walrus ivory handle.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Materials:
Flint (rock) and Walrus ivory
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
dressing of skins
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 10.5 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: cf. Nelson Pl. XLIX.
Legacy documentation: