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U989.1.36
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Musk Ox)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Alaska, United States
Cultural Group : Arctic Native American styles
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Whale bone
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : carvings (visual works); figurines
Visual Description : Musk ox carved out of whale bone with four stumpy legs and a relatively flat belly. Fur is simulated by scarring which flows from horns to rear. Head is smoothly carved with blunt snout which has triangular nostrils and mouth line.
Accession # : U989.1.36
Width (cm) : 14.60
Height (cm) : 9.30
Depth (cm) : 6.30
Mandatory Credit : The Joseph and Elizabeth Rosa Isaacs Collection given by Miss Rivkah Isaacs in memory of her parents
Artist Statement :