University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 39-10-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Arctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Walrus Ivory
Length: 47.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mary E. Jarvis, 1939

Description

Large, heavy pipe of walrus tusk. Detachable bowl and mouth-piece. Chinese type with tiny capacity. Decorated with incised pictorial designs filled with black; four scenes, two of masked dances and two of hunting and fishing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010)View Objects in Exhibition
What in the World (04 Feb 1981 - 23 Feb 1981)View Objects in Exhibition

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