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Harpoon

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Object Number:97-84-519
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Port Clarence
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Bone
Ivory
Length: 155.2
Depth: 10
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-519 - Old Museum Number
11286 - ANSP Number

Description

Wooden shaft; bone foreshaft socketed for head (?). The head is of bone, tapering; bone harpoon head with triangular iron point. Ivory finger rest and walrus tusk butt.

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