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Sinker
Sinker
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1/2 x 2 1/4 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.78
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Fishing sinker carved in the shape of a seal. The body is decorated with incised spots possibly depicting a ringed seal. The ivory has a golden yellow patina.

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