Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ivory club
  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • ivory club, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • ivory
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 34 x 6 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5023

The long piece of ivory is apparently unmodified and still in the tusk form. It was used for killing fish.