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Harpoon Foreshaft

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Object Number:50-51-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Cape Prince of Wales
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Technique:Carved
Height: 1 cm
Length: 8.1 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bering Strait Expedition, F. G. Rainey, 1950

Description

Ivory (?) Rectangular towards butt end, becoming cylindrical towards center. Tip end tapers to a blunt point. Butt end abruptly becomes cylindrical and quickly tapers to a blunt point. Line hole towards butt end.

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