Box with lid. Kodiak Eskimos. USA , Alaska state, Kodiak. North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Kodiak Island.

Box with lid
Collection MAE RAS: № 2888-90/a
Image ID: 4071182
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2888-90/a
Title:
Box with lid
Ethnicity:
Kodiak Eskimos
Place:
USA , Alaska state, Kodiak
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Kodiak Island
Collector:
Voznesenskii Ilya Gavrilovich, zoologist, entomologist, traveller
Materials:
wood, paint
Dimensions:
overall height 6.1 cm, height of the box 5.5 cm, diameter of the box 14 cm, diameter of the lid 14.6 cm, height of the lid 2.8 cm
Commentation:
This is a box for storing food. A hunter would take a wooden box with food when he took a trip or went hunting by kayak. Unlike leather vessels it would not sink in the water
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