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Fishhook

Native NameNuk-Shick-Puk
Object Number:41619
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Point Barrow
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Whale Bone
Credit Line:E. A. McIlhenny Expedition to Point Barrow, 1899
Other Number:369 - Field No SF

Description

For large fish. Nuk-shick-puk. Ivory body - whale bone leader. For large fish except maculosa.

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