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Box with cover in the form of two seals  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1900

Materials:

Wood, glass bead/beads

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid

Dimensions:

19 x 8 x 7 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Kinugumiut/Kingegan/Cape Prince of Wales], Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

Site Name:

Cape Prince of Wales

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frank M. Covert (1858-ca. 1930, a New York dealer); purchased by George Heye in 1908.

Source ID:

NMAI_19438

Catalog Number:

1/8335

Album Name:

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