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Posted 12 months ago

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lundy
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hi again, is this ivory ? I don't know about this, yard sale find ,is it old and what kind on bone might it be thank you ,

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 12 months ago
    Looks Inuit to me. Can't tell by pic if walrus "ivory" or bone. Bone will have a grain to it that is porous (normally).
  2. lundy lundy, 12 months ago
    thank you blunderbuss2 ,there is no grain to it
  3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 12 months ago
    I assume then that it is walrus or possibly mammoth as I don't think elephants were ever indigenous to the Arctic. This is assuming it is Inuit.

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