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Animal Figure; Polar bear

19th Century This is a carving of a polar bear in walrus ivory. It was created by an Inuit maker in Alaska during the nineteenth century. The bear has been decorated with black dots along its back.

Animal Figure; Polar bear

19th Century This is a carving of a polar bear in walrus ivory. It was created by an Inuit maker in Alaska during the nineteenth century. It has three parallel lines incised on its back.

Bag

This is a bag used for carrying fire-making equipment. The bag is decorated with porcupine quill work and coloured beads and is fringed with tassels of tin and coloured hair. It was created by an Ojibway / Ojibwe maker in Canada.

Drinking Vessel

19th Century This is a drinking vessel made out of the hollow tusk of an elephant. It has been carved so that it forms a point. It was created by an African maker during the nineteenth century. Its place of origin in Africa is not recorded. The vessel was donated to B

Dagger & Sheath

19th Century This is a dagger with a curved metal blade inlaid with gold and a handle encased in flat plates of ivory, which have been nailed on. It is accompanied by a sheath covered in green velvet. The dagger was made in India, probably in the 19th century.

Spearhead

19th Century This is a glass spearhead with sharp serrated edges produced by a flaking technique. It was created by an Aboriginal maker in Kimberley, Australia during the nineteenth century. The spearhead was donated to Brighton Museum in 1925.

Spearhead

19th Century This is a glass spearhead with sharp serrated edges produced by a flaking technique. It was created by an Aboriginal maker in Kimberley, Australia during the nineteenth century.

Spearhead

19th Century This is a glass spearhead with sharp serrated edges produced by a flaking technique. It was created by an Aboriginal maker in Kimberley, Australia during the nineteenth century. The spearhead was donated to Brighton Museum in 1925.

Spearhead

19th Century This is a glass spearhead with sharp serrated edges produced by a flaking technique. It was created by an Aboriginal maker in Kimberley, Australia during the nineteenth century. The spearhead was donated to Brighton Museum in 1925.

Spearhead

19th Century This is a glass spearhead created by an Aboriginal maker in Kimberley, Australia during the nineteenth century. The spearhead was donated to Brighton Museum in 1925.

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