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Needlecase Body
Needlecase Body
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.197
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Needle case of tapered cylindrical design, rendered in ivory with incised graphics in the form of double lines with tics and dashes. This needle case was excavated in July 2002, by Malcolm Ooseevaseuk at the Kitneapaluk site on Saint Lawrence Island.

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