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Harpoon head

Museum number:
1-1656
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010001656
Alternate number:
240 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.17 and Acc.86
Object count:
1
Description:
Elk antler, unfinished. When finished, for harpooning salmon.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwestern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Yurok
Collector:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection date:
1901
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.1 Hunting and Fishing and 8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1903 and November 20, 1901
Context of use:
When finished, for harpooning salmon.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 5.3 centimeters
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