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Object Number:97-84-672A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Greenland
Igludahomini
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Iron
Sinew
Bone
Wood
Length: 49.5
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-672A - Old Museum Number
3250 - ANSP Number

Description

Harpoon and Head. Ivory head and iron blade (riveted); sinew for attachment to shaft. Wooden shaft with bone end wrapped with sealskin thong; bone foreshaft hinged by thong from wrapping.


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