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Carving

Museum number:
2-7521
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020007521
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Made of ivory; walrus tusk carved at one end to resemble open mouth of animal; incised circles on sides with pegs in centers.
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
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 33.3 centimeters
Legacy documentation: