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Ugyuk Spirit Helper
Ugyuk Spirit Helper
Date:
20th–21st century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Steatite (soapstone), Walrus Tusk
Dimensions:
25 x 12 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit
Accession Number:
2007.21.290
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

“Mother and father watch over their young son as he is guided by the Ugyuk (male seal) spirit helper.” Shown July 26 to September 1, 2003 in Tariungmutait: of the Sea - Contemporary Inuit Sculpture at Home & Away,
Kennebunkport, ME

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”