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Harpoon Head

Object Number:32-8-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Eskimo (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Cook Inlet
Indian Island
Rock Shelter
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Locus: New midden
Materials:Bone (uncertain)
Antler (uncertain)
Length: 9.7 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1932


Bone or antler. Thin, closed socket, bifurcated spur, grooved at line hole. No barbs, but cut to represent an inserted blade -- to line hole.

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