Saturday, June 13, 2009

"Ancient Walrus Ivory Walrus Harpoon Projectile" "Old Bering Sea Period following the Okvik tradition discovered on St. Lawrence Island Alaska." Beautifully engraved, this detaching harpoon was made with precision and sensitivity to long standing traditions to (Shamanistic) spiritual concepts extending from the coastal regions of Siberia. All objects of this ivory or bone material have been preserved by permanently frozen conditions called permafrost...

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful! Im really enjoying perusing your artifacts! Do you ever come across large whale vertebrae on your voyages?