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When you open the drawers…

July 5, 2022

A peek inside one of the collection room drawers at the Nunalleq Museum in Quinhagak. Nearly 500 dolls/human figurines were found at the Nunalleq site. Some were used as toys, as well as in a wide variety of religious and ceremonial functions. Most were made from wood, then painted and provided with fur clothing, which remains intact on several of the dolls in the collection.

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  1. August 19, 2022 19:05

    Is it possible to tell what are toys and what are ceremonial religious or spiritual and what do you look for


  1. The Archaeological Adventure Continues at Nunalleq – The Orkney News

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