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Object Number:50-51-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Cape Prince of Wales
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Technique:Carved
Height: 2.3 cm
Length: 13.1 cm
Width: 3.3 cm
Credit Line:Bering Strait Expedition, F. G. Rainey, 1950

Description

Fossil mammoth ivory (?) Fish-shaped. Twin finlike projections which serve as hooks near tail. Three holes on both upper and under-sides of head. Hole in middle. Hole on side right beneath fins. Hole in tail.

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