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Harpoon Head

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Object Number:35-27-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eyak
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Copper River Delta
Alaganik
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Date Made: 1884
Early Date: 1884
Late Date: 1884
Section:American
Materials:Iron
Length: 19.5 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width: 2.2 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line:Yukon Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1935

Description

Used by Long Jim, a renegade Indian from Taral (interior Copper River) was only iron spear head in use at Alaganik in 1884. 4 barbs on one side, long braided sinew line.

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