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Museum number:
2-6119
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006119
Alternate number:
X-2312 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Seal carved of walrus ivory.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Unalaklik, Norton Sound, Nome Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Norton Sound; Unalaklik
Culture or time period:
Malemiut Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Materials:
Baleen
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Gifts, Novelties, Models, Reproductions (excluding currency), Commemorative Medals, and Forgeries and 6.2 Toys, Children’s Utensils, Objects used in the Education of Children
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
cf. 2-5969
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 9.4 centimeters
Comment:
Native name: "ogruk" (John Taxsac, 1962).
Legacy documentation: