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Block

Museum number:
2-1238
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001238
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Umiak rigging; "block" (hook-shaped); incised zigzag borders, 4 inset blue glass beads; also 1 forarm with hand incised on one side. Large hole at base; walrus ivory.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
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
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 14.8 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: cf. Nelson, Pl. LXXVI#19, 21.
Legacy documentation: