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Whaling Charm
Whaling Charm
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1200
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
5/8 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.185
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

e tail has been broken off at the point where there once was a drilled hole for suspension. The belly is pierced through with two slotted holes for attachment. The ivory has pattinated to a deep rich brown overall.

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