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winged object

Old Bering Sea II
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

100 – 300 AD

marine mammal ivory 
length: 5 5/16˝

Inventory # E4120-74

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Sotheby’s, New York, NY, May 24, 1994, lot 238

Bill and Carol Wolf, NJ


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. 132Dp-IV – See: Leskov, A.M. and Muller-Beck, H. Arktische Waljager vor 3000 Jahren: Unbekannte Sibirische Kunst. Munich: v. Hase & Koehler Verlag, 1993, pg. 116, pl. 73.

Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Saint Petersburg, Russia, cat. no. ? – See: Aruti︠u︡nov, Sergei and Aleksandrovich, Sergeev, D. A. Problems of Ethnic History in the Bering Sea : the Ekven Cemetery. Anchorage: Shared Beringian Heritage Program, 2006, pg. 139, fig. 61, no. 17.

winged object E4120-17

Old Bering Sea II
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

100 – 300 AD
pail handle E4120-82

Old Bering Sea III
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

300 – 500 AD