Ivory Ornaments 7 Pieces

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FROM CARD: "OLD LABEL: "PENDANTS (3). - EACH PAIR CONSISTS OF TWO CARVED IVORY PIECES 1 1/2 INCHES LONG AND FROM 3/8 TO 1/4 INCH IN DIAMETER; SECURED TOGETHER WITH A STRIP OF SINEW ON WHICH ARE STRUNG SIX BLUE GLASS BEADS. WORN EITHER IN LOBE OF EAR OR THROUGH SEPTUM OF NOSE." ILLUS.: HNDBK. N. AMER. IND., VOL. 5, ARCTIC, PG. 355, FIG. 9. "...PENDANTS OF IVORY JOINED WITH BLUE BEADS."
Record Last Modified
9 Feb 2016
Specimen Count
3
Accession Date
29 Dec 1866
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Accession Number
66A00102
USNM Number
E2251-0
Culture
Eskimo
Donor Name
Robert Kennicott
Topic
Ethnology
Place
Anderson River, Northwest Territories, Canada, North America
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Object Type
Ornament