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Museum catalogue: Inuit Art Collection



Accession no.: N: 813b
Title: Carving
Description: Carving, Bear, ivory. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Iglulik ?, Nunavut, Canada, 1821-1823.
Classified name:
Current place name Canada > Nunavut > Iglulik ?
Geographic area- former Canada > Northwest Territories > Igloolik ?
Current cultural affiliation Iglulingmiut
Former cultural affiliation Iglulik Eskimo
Getty AAT Carvings
Field collection:
Person Parry, William Edward
Date 1821
Place Iglulik, Nunavut
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Bear, ivory. Carved with neck outstretched and triangular tail extended. Rests on four triangular legs. Ears, eyes and nostils are small black dots.

  • Width: 10mm, height: 14mm, length: 47mm