Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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human figure
  • Native Arctic peoples
  • human figure, late 1800s–1968
  • steatite, carving, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 x 7 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6161
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The standing figure is holding a seal. His knees are bent and he is wearing a knee length skirt-like garment. He holds the seal in front of him, resting on his proper right shoulder. The seal has spots incised on it. The figure is dark grey.