University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameSavik
Object Number:42-30-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Iron
Wood
Copper
Length: 25 cm
Width: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:354 - Collector Number

Description

Man's knife. Single-edged iron blade made from file, tapering to a sharp point. Wooden grip, split to recieve the long tang. Both grip and tang with deep notch to form thumb hold. Two pairs of large copper and iron rivets.


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