Inuit. <em>Loon on a Rock</em>, 1950-1980. Ivory, gray stone, 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (3.8 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.61. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.61_view01_PS11-1.jpg)

Loon on a Rock


Medium: Ivory, gray stone

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (3.8 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2004.79.61

Image: 2004.79.61_view01_PS11-1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Polished natural gray stone form upon which is a loon with outstretched wings and drilled holes for eyes. Bird glued to stone. Base has incised Eskimo language letters, also numbers 8, 5, and additional numbers that are illegible.

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