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Amulet
Amulet
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–750
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Walrus Ivory
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.151
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Amulet or hunting charm rendered in the form of a polar bear. Rudimentary design and pierced for attachment. The piece has an overall dark brown patina.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Needlecase
Needlecase (Punuk Period, 500–1000)
Doll Head
Doll Head (Punuk Period, 500–1000)
Amulet
Amulet (Punuk Period, 500–750)
Chain
Chain (Punuk Period, 500–1000)