Button buzzer

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Culture/People
probably Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) (archaeological) (attributed)
Previous owner
Rosemary Klos, Non-Indian
Tom Klos, Non-Indian
Donor
Rosemary Klos, Non-Indian
Tom Klos, Non-Indian
Object Name
Button buzzer
Media/Materials
Ivory
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
7.3 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place
Western tip of Saint Lawrence Island 2 miles outside of Gambell; Saint Lawrence Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name
Saint Lawrence Island
Date created
probably AD 1600–1900
Collection History
Surface collected by a local Native man in 1979 and given to Tom and Rosemary Klos (of Soldotna, Alaska); donated to MAI by Tom and Rosemary Klos in 1982.
Catalog Number
25/185
Barcode
250185.000
See related items
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) (archaeological)
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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