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Museum number:
2-9390a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21029390a@2dc
Alternate number:
P. 20 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.26 and Acc.371
Object count:
3
Description:
Polygonal ivory buttons engraved with dots and geometrical patterns.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Cape Prince of Wales, Coast of Bering Strait, Bering Strait
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Bering Strait; Cape Prince of Wales
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
H. H. Cushing and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
ca. 1901
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
December 16, 1902 and May 1909
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
(c)— length 2.6 centimeters, (b)— length 3.4 centimeters, and (a)— length 3.2 centimeters
Legacy documentation: