University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:96-18-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inuit
Provenience: Alaska (uncertain)
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Date Made: 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Whalebone
Ivory
Paint
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Rookery
Birds
Credit Line:Gift of Drs. Fay & Walter Selove, 1996

Description

Fossilized whalebone - one horizontal piece and one vertical piece, secured with screw. Eight ivory carved muir birds perched on vertical whalebone, partially painted black.


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