An Okvik ivory figure,
St. Laurence Island, Northwest Coast, circa 200 B.C. - 100 A.D.
This figure is a fine example of the Okvik culture, which flourished between 250 B.C. and 100 A.D. on St. Lawrence Island. Objects made by the Okvik were first discovered by the island’s inhabitants in the 1920s, and then again in the 1930s during excavation work. They are considered to be the masterpieces of the region’s pre-historic art.

An Okvik ivory figure,

St. Laurence Island, Northwest Coast, circa 200 B.C. - 100 A.D.

This figure is a fine example of the Okvik culture, which flourished between 250 B.C. and 100 A.D. on St. Lawrence Island. Objects made by the Okvik were first discovered by the island’s inhabitants in the 1920s, and then again in the 1930s during excavation work. They are considered to be the masterpieces of the region’s pre-historic art.

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indian hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun in the arabian sea during the chhath festival, which is observed in the eastern and northern parts of india eight days after diwali. the festival, spread over four days beginning november 6 this year, pays homage to the sun and water gods for sustaining life on earth. photos (click pic) by rajanish kakade, punit paranjpe, danish siddiqui, anupam nath, yaman ibrahim, divyakant solanki and rafiq maqbool