Carving: Standing Bear

1968.01.0004

Photo of Carving:  Standing Bear

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Carving: Standing Bear   (1968.01.0004)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Art : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, North, Canada, Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Cape Dorset, Dorset Island
Period/Date 1960
Culture Native American, Arctic: Inuit (Canadian Eskimo), Baffin Inuit (Baffinland Eskimo), Inuit (Cape Dorset Community)
Location On Exhibitin the North America exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 15.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.0 cm
Weight 900 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Steatite
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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