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winged object

Old Bering Sea II
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

100 – 300 AD

marine mammal ivory
length: 5 3/4˝

Inventory # E4120-17

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PROVENANCE 

Excavated at the Kiknig site in the summer of 2001

Martin Kogassagoon, Savoonga, AK

Bill and Carol Wolf, NJ

Published

Art of the Arctic: Reflections of the Unseen (Ivories), Ellis, London, Black Dog Publishing, 2015, pg. 57, pl. 42

Related Examples

The State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow, cat. no. 115Dp-IV – See: Leskov, A.M. and Muller-Beck, H. Arktische Waljager vor 3000 Jahren: Unbekannte Sibirische Kunst. Munich: v. Hase & Koehler Verlag, 1993, pg. 120, pl. 76.

For an example with very similar design layout, flipped top to bottom see: Alaska State Museum – See: Larson, Dinah and Terry Dickey. Setting It Free: An Exhibition of Modern Alaskan Eskimo Ivory Carving. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Museum, 1982, pg. 11, pl. 99.

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Old Bering Sea II
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

100 – 300 AD
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