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Pipe

Museum number:
2-158
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000158
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with engraved and darkened drawings; 5 reindeer on one side, umiaks, seal, Lapps with reindeer on side above; 5 animals on the other side with 2 birds, seal, etc. above; carved in the round at top are two bears (?) and two bear (?) heads.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Northwest Bering Sea
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Context of use:
Tobacco pipe.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 46.5 centimeters
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