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Toggle or Fastener
Toggle or Fastener
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
5/8 x 1 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.69
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Carving in the form of a seal head, could have been used for personal adornment or as a toggle or fastener. Drilled eyes and nostrils.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Amulet
Amulet (Punuk Period, 500–1000)
Harpoon head
Harpoon head (Punuk Period, 500–1200)
Toggle (?)
Toggle (?) (Punuk Period, 500–1200)
Wrist guard
Wrist guard (Punuk Period, 500–1200)