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Box

yaassiik “box”
Language: Central Yup'ik

Also called:
qemaggvik “storage bag or container”
Language: Central Yup'ik

This small storage box from Nelson Island on the Bering Sea coast has the shape and markings of a ribbon seal, with inlays of white glass.

Culture: Yup’ik
Region: Cape Vancouver, Yukon and Kuskokwim River Delta
Object Category: Baskets, bags, boxes
Object Type: Box
Accession Date: 1880
Source: E. W. Nelson (collector)
Museum: National Museum of Natural History
Museum ID Number: E043483