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Sinker (fishing)

Museum number:
2-36405
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020036405
Accession number:
Acc.1149
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus ivory. Plummet shaped with perforations at each end.
Donor:
Harold Heath and Ida Shelley
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1903-1925
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.1 Hunting and Fishing
Accession date:
1954
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 7.7 centimeters
Legacy documentation: