Engraved Whale Tooth

  • Creator: Native Alaskan
  • Year: late 19th century
  • Location: Alaska

Sperm whale tooth with engraved images depicting various aspects of hunting, fishing, and daily life. The scenes include animals such as walrus, bears, whales, fishes and dogs. The incised designs are filled with black pigment.

Engraved Whale Tooth is available in the public domain via Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported .

Source: Brooklyn Museum

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