Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seal figure
  • Tunnuk
  • seal figure, late 1800s–1972
  • Where object was made: Alaska, United States or Canada
  • steatite, bone, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5855

Small grey seal figure carved from stone. He is laying on one side, with an indication of one flipper at top. Seal is on rectangular bone base.