Artist Okvik, Native American
  • Winged Object Fragment
Date ca. 300
Medium walrus ivory stained black by mineral (graphite) seepage, engraved surfaces, wooden inlays
Dimensions Overall: 1 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 1 inches (4.4 × 8.9 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ron Nasser
Accession Number 1983.45
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)