Artist Okvik, Native American
  • Fragment with Head
Date ca. 300 BCE
Medium carved and engraved walrus ivory
Dimensions Overall: 3 × 1 5/8 × 1 inches (7.6 × 4.1 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Arthur H. Nixon Fund
Accession Number 1984.13
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
1983, excavated by Eskimos at Kukulik site (Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska, USA);
1983, purchased by (Ron Nasser, HRN Primitives, New York, New York, USA);
1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)