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Cup and dice

Museum number:
2-5866a-g
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21025866a@2dg
Alternate number:
x-956 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
7
Description:
(a) Pedestal based walrus ivory cup. (b - g) Dice.
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:
Walrus ivory
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
Might be made for sale.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
b-g— width 1 centimeters and a— length 9.6 centimeters
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