Carving of a Walrus Head

Pauta Saila, Canadian / Inuit, 1916 - 1992, Canadian Inuit, Kingait, Kinngait, Kingnait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic


collected 1953-1962

Stone and ivory

Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 5/16 x 1 3/4 in. (8 x 11 x 4.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Sherman P. and Anne L. Haight Arctic Collection



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name

Animal Figure


Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view


Collected by Sherman Post Haight (1889-1980) and Anne Pardee Lyon Haight (1891-1977), New York, New York, about 1962; given to the Stefansson Collection, Dartmouth College Library, 1962; transferred to the present collection, 1968.

Old Number

Haight S-5

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