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Fishing lure

Museum number:
2-29760
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.1197
Object count:
1
Description:
Fish lure or hook. Stone, gut and beads, four colors. Black and white banded stone attached to walrus ivory, 2 blue beads, 2 sections of orange-yellow auklet bill. Curved iron hook.
Donor:
Rupert Schultheiss
Collection place:
Western Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Western Yukon
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Mrs. Rupert Schultheiss
Collection date:
ca. 1898-1901
Taxon:
Aethia and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.1 Hunting and Fishing
Accession date:
1956
Context of use:
For sculpin.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 3.7 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: cf. Nelson p. 178 and pl. LXIX.
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