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Carved Tool with Walrus Shape

19th century - 20th century
Walrus Ivory

Object
1.5 x 0.75 x 6.313 in. (3.81 x 1.905 x 16.034 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.33.147
Other Number(s): Inuit_Ivory.147 (Temporary Number)
Geography: North and Central America, Canada or United States
Culture/Nationality: Arctic, North American

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  • 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.
  • carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
  • 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.
  • tools - Objects, especially those hand-held, for performing or facilitating mechanical operations.
  • walrus
  • walrus ivory - Material comprising the dentin of walrus tusks.

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  • Object Dimensions: 1.5 x 0.75 x 6.313 in. (3.81 x 1.905 x 16.034 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/201204 |title=Carved Tool with Walrus Shape |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=2/8/2023 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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