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Fishing Lure (?)

20th century
Walrus Ivory

Greatest Preserved Dimensions
4.063 x 0.563 x 0.563 in. (10.319 x 1.429 x 1.429 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.33.177
Other Number(s): Inuit_Ivory.177 (Temporary Number)
Geography: North and Central America, Canada or United States
Culture/Nationality: Arctic, North American

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Arctic - In the context of art and culture, the culture of the indigenous peoples of the northern polar region of the earth, including the Arctic Ocean and the northernmost parts of Asia, Europe, and North America. The term may also refer to the animals, plants, climate, geology, geography, and oceanography of the area.
  • lures - Use generally for objects designed to attract animals for capture; use specifically for artificial devices used for catching fish.
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • walrus ivory - Material comprising the dentin of walrus tusks.

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  • Greatest Preserved Dimensions Dimensions: 4.063 x 0.563 x 0.563 in. (10.319 x 1.429 x 1.429 cm)

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