University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-503
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Provenience: Canada
Quebec (uncertain)
Newfoundland (uncertain)
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Caribou Bone
Length: 21 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1717 - Collector Number

Description

Caribou long bone sharpened to a point at one end. Used to maintain the size of the mesh while weaving snowshoe webbing.


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