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Man Fighting Polar Bear

Inuit

Artwork Details

Man Fighting Polar Bear
Inuit
serpentine stone, ivory
8 in x 11 in x 5 ½ in (20.32 cm x 27.94 cm x 13.97 cm)
Gift of Sidney C. Kleinman
2019/2.146A

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Physical Description:

A figure of a hunter fighting off a polar bear that is standing on its hind legs. The bear is biting onto the hunter's hand and the hunter's right arm is raised. There is a hole in his right hand where the small ivory dagger is inserted.

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