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Figure; carved of walrus ivory; possibly a drum handle, in the form of a spirit figure, sea otter with hands clasped to its cheeks, bearing two young sea otters on its belly; hollowed and carrying an incised circular patterning.
Height: 2 centimetres
Width: 11 centimetres
Depth: 3 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register addition "Pacific Eskimo; Aleut".
See P.G. Lyapunova: Zoomorphia Scoolptura Aleuton, pages 38-54 of Akademiya Nank SSSR Muzey po Antropologii Etnographi Stormik 24.1967 for similar examples.
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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