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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: Y: 2004/1/14
Title: Buckle
Description: Buckle, attached to trace on dog harness, ivory. Inughuit. Siorapaluup Kangerlua (Robertson Fjord), Kalaallit Nunaata Avannaarsua (North Greenland), 1937.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Inughuit
Former cultural affiliation Polar Eskimo
Current place name Kalaallit Nunaata Avannaarsua > Siorapaluup Kangerlua
Former place name North Greenland > Robertson Fjord {Robertson Bay}
Getty AAT Traces
Field collection:
Person feachem
Place Kalaallit Nunaata Avannaarsua (North Greenland) > Siorapaluup Kangerlua (Robertson Fjord)
Date 1937
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Attached to trace on dog harness. Made from ivory in tear-drop shape. Large hole through the centre; smaller hole through narrow end forms a groove on both sides. White and blue paper label glued to side: "Robertson Bay 1937".

Related record(s):
  • 2004/1/1-18
  • Width: 40mm, height: 22mm, length: 62mm