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Harpoon Socket

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Object Number:53-54-237
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Knight Island
Yakutat Bay
Old Town
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Mound B, lower level, depth:21"
Period: Old Town II
Materials:Animal Bone
Length: 7.6 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Thickness: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number:3 - Field No SF


Light bone animal head, finely carved. Open mouth with grooves, hole drilled through center, two tangs behind neck. One broken. Smooth. Eye design on tang. Hole drilled across head at mouth back. Neck, V-shaped cut in 'chin'. Duck?

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