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Timimujakq Gaming Pieces, Birds
17th-18th United States toy / game

1 1/2 x 5 x 2 in. (4 x 13 x 5 cm)

Object Type: toy / game
Creation Places: North America, United States, Alaska
Medium and Support: ivory (walrus tooth)
Accession Number: 2019.19.131
Used in the gambling game of Tingmiujaq where the birds and other little figurines were thrown like dice and those that landed upright won a point. They were usually strung together on a thong.

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