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U989.1.92
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 figure holding its stomach. Head equals size of body, tilts to figure's left and is pointed. Nostrils are flared and teeth are holes between the lips. Eyes are slanted upwards with black dots. Grooves slanting parallel on cheeks.
Accession # : U989.1.92
Width (cm) : 3.10
Height (cm) : 9.80
Depth (cm) : 4.30
Mandatory Credit : The Joseph and Elizabeth Rosa Isaacs Collection given by Miss Rivkah Isaacs in memory of her parents
Artist Statement :