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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Yup'ik Indians
Title
White Bone Scraper
Work Type
Scraper
Date
1885 ca.-1911 ca.
Location
191100064
Material
Bone
Measurements
9.525 cm in height X 5.715 cm in length X 4.445 cm in width
0.313 ft in height X 0.188 ft in length X 0.146 ft in width
3.75 inches in height X 1.75 inches in width
Description
White bone "finger pit" scraper carved to fit the shape of the handler's hand. The bone is smooth and rounded to fit in the palm of the hand and with two indentations for fingers on the top and a space for the thumb on the side. The blade is missing, but there is an indentation where the blade would fit.
Repository
John Henry Kilbuck Collection
ID Number
1911
Source
John Kilbuck
Provenance
Received when the collection was given to the university in 1911.
Rights
Ottawa University Gangwish Library This image is issued by Ottawa University Archives at Ottawa University. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the University Archives at Ottawa University Gangwish Library. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. Please credit: University Archives, Ottawa University Gangwish Library, Kansas.
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File Properties
File Name
12820226.fpx
SSID
12820226

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