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Ipiutak
Deering, Kotzebue Sound, Alaska

100 - 600 AD

marine mammal ivory

height: 2 ⅛"

Inventory # E4405

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PROVENANCE

Excavated in Deering, AK

RELATED EXAMPLES

Department of Ethnography, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Cat. No. P4109 – See: Wardwell, Allen. Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait. New York: Hudson Hills, 1986, pg. 114, pl. 149, for a very similar head excavated in 1940 by Helge Larsen and Froelich Rainey at the Ipiutak site near Point Hope, Alaska

Department of Ethnography, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Cat. Nos. P4688 and P4410.1 – See: Ibid, pg. 115 for two more heads excavated by Larsen and Rainey at the Ipiutak site