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Figure carved from sperm whale tooth.

centuriespast: “Figure carved from sperm whale tooth. Holes in back of head may have been drilled for suspension. Left shoulder and arm broken off and mended with iron pins. Collected in Fiji but possibly made in Tonga. Date Made: Before 1875 Penn Museum

This Inupiaq feast bowl was collected in 1934 in Wales, Alaska. The ivory carvings on this bowl represent adult bowhead whales, a beluga whale and other animals. Blue beads on the whale figures mark the location of the animal's life force and the place where the harpooner aims. Image: National Museum of the American Indian Photo Services

This Inupiaq feast bowl was collected in 1934 in Wales, Alaska. The ivory carvings on this bowl represent adult bowhead whales, a beluga whale and other animals. Blue beads on the whale figures mark.

Walrus ivory snow goggles | 1200 - 1600

The Eskimos were the first to develop 'snow glasses" this is beautiful! Meticulously carved ivory pair of snow goggles by the Punuk Eskimos of Alaska.

Photo by George Aklah

Photo by George Aklah