Ivory Carving of Seal (possibly a Ribbon Seal)

Koryak, Russia, Eastern Siberian, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected about 1897

Ivory with incised stripes

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired by exchange from the American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York

14.1.4459

Geography/Culture

Europe, Russia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Animal Figure

Classification

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

European History

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

Provenance

Collected by the Jessup Expedition, about 1897, sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York; received by present collection in Exchange #3, 1914.

Old Number

RED # 14.68

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