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Museum number:
2-5984
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
X-2177 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved ivory head of wolf snarling. Red ocher stain on mouth and on underside. Made of walrus ivory.
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:
Ocher (pigment)
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 8.5 centimeters
Legacy documentation: