Polished Walrus Tusk

Unknown people (Alaska Native)
Western Arctic


20th century

Walrus ivory

Overall: 16 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (42.5 × 6.1 cm)

Overall: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Transferred from Special Collections, Baker Library, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Animal Remains

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21-November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25-March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24-August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992-January 3, 1993, naturalia no. n76.


Special Collections, Baker Library, Dartmouth College; transferred to present collection, 1988.

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