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U001.11.165
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (carved walrus penis bone)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : North America
Cultural Group : North American
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Bone; ivory; pigment; glue
Support / Technique : carved; painted; assembled
Object Type : Sculpture; bone
Visual Description : Bone with two carved ivory pieces attached at either end. One piece is carved to resemble the face of a walrus and has features, such as eyes, that are painted in black pigment. The other piece is carved to resemble the face of a bear with its mouth open. Simple features have also been painted on it with black pigment. The open mouth area has been painted in with red pigment. It is not certain what animal the bone used in this sculpture originated from or what kind of bone it is.
Accession # : U001.11.165
Width (cm) : 6.00
Height (cm) : 51.00
Depth (cm) : 4.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :