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Human Figure
Human Figure
Date:
Early Thule equivalent, ca. 1100
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1 3/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Thule Equivalent
Accession Number:
2007.21.19
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Full torso human figure, carved from walrus ivory (molar). Probably a gaming piece. The piece can stand on its own base.

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