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Kayak

Toy

Model

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Object Number:97-84-725A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Greenland
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Skin
Ivory
Length: 97.5
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-725A - Old Museum Number
11209 - ANSP Number

Description

Skin covered model of a kayak, with ivory keel. Paddle (in two parts), harpoon with bone shaft ends, foreshaft and harpoon head and iron blade. Lance with iron point, knife with iron blade, spear thrower, float, and reel for lines. Skin-clad wooden figure with face painted red.

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