From: Alaska | Point Barrow
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Alaska | Point Barrow|
|Culture Area||Arctic Culture Area|
|Materials||Wood | Paint|
|Iconography||Winged Figure | Whale | Men | Umiak|
Winged or whale-tail shaped with figures painted on the front: central figure of a mythological giant standing on the back of a huge whale, holding a small whale in each hand; surrounding the giant are images of whales diving, being harpooned and dragging floats while pursued by men in umiaks.
|Credit Line||E. A. McIlhenny Expedition to Point Barrow, 1899|
|Other Number||1248 - Field No SF|
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