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Object Number:32-8-362
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Tutka (uncertain)
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Length: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1932

Description

Decorated ivory. Fossil walrus ivory. Object has two prongs, used as ornament for dress or hair?

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