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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Alaska Native; Yupik or Iñupiat
Title:Elephant figurine
Date Made:20th century
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Ivory
Place Made:North America; United States; Alaska
Measurements:overall: 2 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.; 5.08 x 6.35 x 1.27 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2000.266.43.1.INV
Credit Line:Gift of Rachel (Spinney) Simmet (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Carved ivory elephant figurine with black paint marking the eyes, mouth, and toenails.

Tags:
indigenous people; Native American

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+2000.266.43.1.INV

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