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Sling Shot Handle

Object Number:33-29-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chugach
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Prince William Sound
Cordova
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Stone
Length: 70 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1933

Description

Used by boys for throwing small stones. Wooden handle. Fore-end split for distance of 15 cm., lashed together at top and bottom of split. Stone is inserted in cleft. Lower end of handle slightly shaped for grip. Made by Chief Makaka

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