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Musk Ox  (Sculpture)  "1969-1970"

Melvin Olanna, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1941-1991

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1969-1970

Materials:

Steatite/soapstone

Techniques:

Carved, incised, polished

Dimensions:

31.4 x 14.5 x 19.1 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

City:

Shishmaref

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1970; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_277337

Catalog Number:

26/1240

Album Name:

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