|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Culture Area:||Arctic Culture Area|
|Date Made:||circa 1980|
|Inscription Language:||English Language|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of John P. Doelman III, 2012|
Soapstone and ivory carving called "Kayak" by Eli Merkuratsuk (signed). Soapstone kayak (a) with animal on rear flanked by 2 ivory pieces attached with thread/sinew. Central depression for soapstone Rower/Hunter (b) who sits/pivots on ivory pin. Rower/Hunter hold ivory spear. Two ivory oar posts in front of depression holds ivory oar (c).
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