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Drum Handle
Drum Handle
Date:
Old Bering Sea I, Okvik Period, 3rd century BC–1st century AD
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Walrus Ivory
Dimensions:
2 7/8 x 1 x 1 3/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit
Accession Number:
2007.21.31
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Finely carved drum handle with a female face carved in relief. The handle is badly weathered and broken but nevertheless, remains an example of the Okvik style at is best.

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