Carving of a Human Head

Saggiak, Canadian / Inuit, 1897 - 1980, Canadian Inuit, Kingait, Kinngait, Kingnait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic

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collected 1953-1962

Ivory

Overall: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)

Overall: 2 9/16 x 1 9/16 in. (6.5 x 4 cm)

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

168.94.24432

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Sculpture

Not on view

Provenance

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-18

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