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Human Figure
Human Figure
Date:
Old Bering Sea 1, Okvik Style, 3rd century BC–2nd century AD
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
5 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.17
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Human figure with characteristic Okvik features done in a very rudimentary style. The slight curve to the body form can probably be attributed to the form of the tusk from which the piece was carved. An almost black patina overall.

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