Medium: Walrus Tusk Ivory
Dimensions: 27 3/4 x 2 x 3 1/4 in. (70.5 x 5.1 x 8.3 cm)
Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 44.34.3
Catalogue Description: Long curved tusk engraved with scenes depicting men hunting walrus in boats, village huts, and food preparation. The object is sometimes referred to as scrimshaw, which is a non-Native term for this type of engraving on ivory. Condition: there is a small break.