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U989.1.91
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Tupilak
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Greenland
Cultural Group : Greenland Inuit
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Ivory
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : carvings (visual works); figurines
Visual Description : Bone sculpture of a face that equals in size its body and appears to be holding another face in front. The head of the main figure is cockedto its left and the eyes and nostrils of both faces have been colored black.
Accession # : U989.1.91
Width (cm) : 4.20
Height (cm) : 11.00
Depth (cm) : 5.60
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Rebecca Marjorie Isaacs
Artist Statement :