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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Club, before 1929
  • Bone
  • Alaska, Arctic, United States
  • L: 20 7/8 in, dia.: 1 7/8 in (L: 53.0 cm, dia.: 4.8 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Newell, 1929
  • E20783


This Inuit bone club is made from a the bone of a walrus penis. The bone is white with dark areas throughout. The club is not carved and possesses a natural handle at the smaller end.