Wooden Whale Carving

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Specimen Count
1
From card: "Cut from a board' blackened with graphite. Eyes both on same side."
Though this is identified as depicting a whale, placement of eyes appears to more resemble a flatfish, like halibut.
Record Last Modified
1 Dec 2014
Accession Date
1912-Jun-07
Collection Date
1878
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Anthropology
Accession Number
054171
USNM Number
E274358-0
Culture
Indian
Donor Name
Mrs. Edward H. Harriman
Collector
Gov John G. Brady
Topic
Ethnology
Place
Alaska, United States, North America
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Object Type
Figure