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Fishhook

Fish Line

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Object Number:97-84-537
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Point Barrow
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Iron
Sinew
Length: 4.5
Width: 1
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-537 - Old Museum Number
16074 - ANSP Number
I 1487 - Gottschall Number

Description

Ivory shank in form of fish with blue bead eyes and iron hook. Plaited sinew line.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1487View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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