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Snow Knife

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Object Number:42-30-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Greenland
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Length: 33.2 cm
Width: 3.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:267 - Collector Number

Description

Section of ivory tusk with nothc behind point. Grip indented. Piercing for carrying thong. Used for breaking ice off kayaks in spring

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