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Lamp

Object Number:NA9251
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Kenai Peninsula
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 40.64 cm
Width: 35.56 cm
Credit Line:Gift of W. E. Johnson, 1921

Description

Carved from fine vesicular volcanic tufa (tuff). Massive oval bowl; inerior with upper part of body and head of human figure in full relief; three groups of three animal heads each, on rim.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Arctic Art (06 Dec 1957 - 30 Mar 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1957. Arctic Art.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg 3, #54View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dockstader, Frederick J. Indian Art in North America: Arts and Crafts.. Greenwich, Connecticut. New York Graphic Society. ed. Fourth Printing. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Mason, John A. 1928. "A Remarkable Stone Lamp from Alaska". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 19. no. 2. pg. 170-194 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 172View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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