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Drum handle with bear and human finials  (Music and Sound)  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Walrus Ivory

Techniques:

Carved, incised, drilled

Dimensions:

13.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow], Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

City:

Point Barrow

County:

Arctic Slope Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1947.

Source ID:

NMAI_225159

Catalog Number:

21/804

Album Name:

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