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Skinning Knife

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Object Number:35-22-28
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tanana
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Tanana (Alaska)
Middle Yukon Valley
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Caribou Bone
Wood
Sinew
Length: 20.3 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Yukon Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1935

Description

Blade of split caribou leg bone, notched across end. Lashed to wooden handle. Top of handle grooved for thumb.

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