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Amulet
Amulet
Date:
Thule Culture, 1200–1600
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1 3/8 x 5/8 x 3/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Thule Culture
Accession Number:
2007.21.10
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Full body carving of an infant, probably utilized as a fertility amulet. The eyes are drilled to allow the piece to be worn on a necklace. Incised, spurred line around waist may depict clothing or a belt.

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