Object photography

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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Adze, before 1980
  • Iron, whale bone
  • Alaska, Arctic, United States
  • L: 6 1/2 in, W: 2 3/8 in, D: 1 1/4 in (L: 16.5 cm, W: 6.0 cm, D: 3.2 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Alexander O. Vietor, 1980
  • E67140

DESCRIPTION

This is an adze head made out of carved whale bone with an iron head inserted. There are six holes drilled in the back portion of the whale bone.