Fish Spear


From: Alaska | Klukwan

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA1252
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chilkat | Tlingit
Provenience Alaska | Klukwan
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Hide | Metal

Fish spear with a wooden shaft. Two smaller shafts are attached at one end with hide lashings. These smaller shafts have hooked iron blades attached at one end. The spear shaft has an iron spike fitted between the two barbed shafts.

Length 167 cm
Width 10 cm
Depth 6 cm
Credit Line Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905

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