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Amulet
Amulet
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1200
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.83
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Punuk period amulet incised with classic Punuk style designs. The contour of the piece is abstract although it could represent a stylized seal form. The piece is pierced through the head for attachment or for suspension.

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