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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Native American; American Indian; Yupik or Iñupiat
Title:Animal
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Bone
Place Made:North America; United States; Alaska; Cape Nome
Measurements:Overall: 1 3/8 in x 3/4 in x 3 9/16 in; 3.5 cm x 1.9 cm x 9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 4.G
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Gage Peterson (Class of 1865)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Small carved 4-legged animal figurine with two pointy ears and tail. Square tail burnished with hole incised under it. Little hooves/feet also burnished. Incised ears and nostrils stained with ink. The mouth is open with tongue sticking out.

Tags:
indigenous people; Native American

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