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An exquisite prehistoric hide creaser with delicate engraving | Donald Ellis Gallery

Hide Creaser

Old Bering Sea II
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

100 – 300 CE

marine mammal ivory

width: 3 ⅛"

Inventory # E4120-87



Excavated at the Ivetok site on St. Lawrence Island, AK, ca. 1987
Walter and Alma Toolie, Savoonga, AK
Bill and Carol Wolf, NJ

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​Arutiunov, Sergej A, Sergeev, Dorian A., Ancient Cultures of the Asiatic Eskios: The Uelen Cemetery.  Beringian Heritage International Park, 2006, pg. 163, fig. nos. 15, 16 & 22

Fitzhugh, William, Crowell, Aron. Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska.  Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1988, pg. 124, pl. 142