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Human Figure
Human Figure
Date:
ca. 1850
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 1/8 x 7/8 x 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.153
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Small ivory carving of a human apparently used as a ritual figure. The piece has been burned and was said to have been found in a bowl from an excavation site in the area of Savoonga, on St. Lawrence Island.

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