Funerary mask (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Kinugumiut/Kingegan/Cape Prince of Wales]
Previous owner
Joseph Chilberg, Non-Indian, 1850-1939
Seller
Joseph Chilberg, Non-Indian, 1850-1939
Object Name
Funerary mask (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Cape Prince of Wales; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from Joseph Chilberg (1850-1939, a Native artifact dealer in Nome, Alaska) in 1917.
Catalog Number
7/2331
Barcode
072331.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Kinugumiut/Kingegan/Cape Prince of Wales]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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