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Frontal view of a small but monumentally shaped ivory representing a human head | Donald Ellis Gallery

Human head

Okvik (?)
Bering Sea, Alaska

200 BC – 100 AD

marine mammal ivory

height: 2 ¼"

Inventory # E4120-26

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Provenance

Bill and Carol Wolf, Hawthorne, NJ

Published

Art of the Arctic: Reflections of the Unseen (Ivories), Ellis, London, Black Dog Publishing, 2015, pg. 28, pl. 15

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Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, United Kingdom, cat. no. UEA 665 – See: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Robert J., Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection: Exhibition for the opening of the Centre, April 1978, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 1978, pg. 182, pl. 296.