Description & Technical information

E 287) An unusual stylized figure representing an ancestor. Thule culture, Bering Strait.Acquired from Paul Steinhacker circa 1985.

Period:  Circa 1000-1800 AD.
Origin:  Alaska
Medium: Mineralized walrus tusk (Odobenus rosmarus divergens).
Dimensions: 3.9 cm (1¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Tribal Art