Arctic art: Eskimo ivory
Museum of the American Indian, 1980 - Art - 127 pages
Catalog of an exhibition of Eskimo ivory carvings held at the Museum of the American Indian. The carvings range in age from the first millennium B.C. to the 20th century.
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