Description & Technical information

E 292) A very unusual and minute flat figure representing an ancestor. The armless figure has a well carved schematic face. Punuk culture, Bering Strait, Alaska.

Period:  Circa 600-900 AD.
Origin:  Alaska
Medium: Mineralized walrus tusk (Odobenus rosmarus divergens).
Dimensions: 3.4 cm (1³/₈ inches)
Categories: Tribal Art