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Harpoon model

Museum number:
2-2895
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory foreshaft with detachable point, ivory blade opposite end. Wood shaft with black encircling bands. Attached rawhide line.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Context of use:
Walrus harpoon.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 33.7 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: cf. Nelson Pl. LVa:8.
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