ESKIMO GLYPHS

MS 2957
MS Short Title ESKIMO GLYPHS
Text ESKIMO GLYPHS WITH HUNTING, FISHING AND WHALING ILLUSTRATIONS
Description MS in Sugpiak on reindeer bone, South Alaska, ca. 18th c., 1 bow drill, 26,0x0,9x0,6 cm, 4 lines of Eskimo glyphs and illustrations of herds of totally 45 caribou reindeer, 29 Eskimos hunting with bow and arrow, fishing with a large net and from longboats, spearing a whale from a longboat, and fish on drying rack.
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Provenance 1. Private collection, USA (-2000); 2. Bruce Ferrini, Akron, Ohio. Commentary: The extremely detailed illustrations have many similarities to the much older petroglyphs.
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Place of origin South Alaska
Dates ca 18c AD

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