Harpoon Head


From: Alaska | Knight Island | Yakutat Bay | Old Town

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 53-54-220
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Alaska | Knight Island | Yakutat Bay | Old Town
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus Mound B, lower level, depth 31", Brown sandy midden
Period Old Town III
Section American
Materials Bone

Dark bone. Varnished. Smooth points and narrowed bases. Drilled hole. On each, one barb broken and re-smoothed. Two barbs.

Length 11.1 cm
Width 2 cm
Thickness 1 cm
Credit Line University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number 314 - Field No SF

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