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Item ID# 2003.002.001
Object Name Carving
Year Range from 1963
Year Range to 1980
Description A carving made from caribou antler.
It has a white, rough, porous surface with hand carved scenes on one side.
The scenes consist of an igloo, hunting rabbit, seal hunting, inside and outside of an igloo and dog sledding.
A wire runs between two of the antler tines. It is attached through holes drilled in the antler.
Provenance The carving belonged to Archbishop James A. Watton, originally of Southampton, who served the diocese of Moosonee between 1963 and 1980. The artist of this piece is unknown.
Dimensions H-39.7 L-52.5 cm
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places Southampton