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Harpoon Head

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Object Number:53-54-221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Knight Island
Yakutat Bay
Old Town
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Mound A, upper level, depth:14 in
Period: Old Town III
Length: 12 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Thickness: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number:390 - Field No SF


Dark bone. Varnished. Smooth points and narrowed bases. Drilled hole. On each, one barb broken and re-smoothed. One barb. Probably point where formerly barbed.

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