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Amulet in the Form of a Head, March 1974

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Inuit
MEDIUM Gray stone, rawhide
DATES 1950-1980
DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. (7 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.79.27
CREDIT LINE Hilda and Al Schein Collection
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Therese Ukaleannuk. Amulet in the Form of a Head, March 1974, 1950-1980. Gray stone, rawhide, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. (7 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.27.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2004.79.27.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Carved face with modeled hair in detail. Slits used to indicate eyebrows, eyes, and mouth. Rawhide band attached. Condition excellent. Artist number 'E 9 362.' Received in box from Brooklyn Museum where it was purchased.
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Therese Ukaleannuk. <em>Amulet in the Form of a Head, March 1974</em>, 1950-1980. Gray stone, rawhide, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. (7 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.27.jpg)