University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameAh-Rigow-Tig
Object Number:42073
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Alaska
Point Barrow
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Materials:Walrus Ivory
Seal Claws
Credit Line:E. A. McIlhenny Expedition to Point Barrow, 1899


Ice scratcher made of walrus ivory. Carved in the shape of a seal with blue eyes. Large Russian trade bead inserted three quarters of the way down the shaft. Ah-rigow-ti(g). Seal claws at the end.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 127, fig. 91View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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