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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Yupik or Iñupiat
Title:Ice Creeper
Type:Tool
Materials:Bone or walrus ivory
Place Made:North America; United States; Alaska; Clover Bay
Measurements:Overall: 1 in x 1 3/16 in x 3 5/16 in; 2.5 cm x 3 cm x 8.4 cm
Accession Number:  MH 11.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 object with triangular projections covering one side.

Tags:
indigenous people; Native American; snow; walrus; animals; tusks

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+11.G

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