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A TLINGIT CARVED IVORY AMULET**
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A TLINGIT CARVED IVORY AMULET**

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A TLINGIT CARVED IVORY AMULET**
probably a shaman's pendant, carved in shallow relief, with a pair of outward facing killer whales in profile, each of their large heads resting on a crouching quadruped, probably a bear, and each of their diminuative bodies joined at the fluke, a small human figure stands between them, with closed eyes and grasping a dorsal fin in each hand, each fin perforated for suspension, the reverse with white painted inscription, 1/2520
Length: 5½ in. (14 cm.)
Provenance
Ex-collection: Heye Foundation
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