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Human Figure
Human Figure
Date:
Early Thule equivalent, ca. 1100
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Thule Equivalent
Accession Number:
2007.21.18
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

A full torso human figure with a topknot. The piece depicts a female form with breasts carved in relief. It appears to be either a fertility figure or game piece. It is able to stand on its own carved base.

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