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Object Number:42-30-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Seal Hunt
Length: 24 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:497 - Collector Number

Description

Knife formed of one piece of ivory. pointed with straight back and cutting edge (dull) widening to a notch in front of the grip. Incised and blackened decoration on both sides showing seal hunt. Much worn. Old


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