Artist Okvik, Native American
  • Engraved Cylinder
Date ca. 300 BCE
Medium walrus ivory stained black by mineral (graphite) seepage
Dimensions Overall: 3 5/8 × 3/4 × 1/2 inches (9.2 × 1.9 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ron Nasser
Accession Number 1983.47
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
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1983, excavated by Eskimos at Kukulik site (Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska, USA);
1983, purchased by (Ron Nasser, HRN Primitives, New York, New York, USA);
1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)