• Culture/People:

    Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

  • Object name:

    Club

  • Native term:

    piqertuutaq

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Walrus bone, copper

  • Techniques:

    Cut, glued

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly in the collection of M.F. Savage (ca. 1851-1934); purchased by George Heye before 1905.

  • Dimensions:

    51 x 8.5 x 4 cm

  • Catalog number:

    6594

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Yup’ik exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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