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Harpoon Head

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Object Number:53-54-222
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Knight Island
Yakutat Bay
Old Town
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Mound 8, under floor in subsurface, Pit #24,
depth 6.5", Gray sandy midden
Period: Old Town II
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Length: 9.7 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Thickness: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number:773 - Field No SF

Description

Buff bone. Smooth butt, broken-off point and barb, one barb left. Smooth hole. Varnished. Possible beginning of hole next to finished one.

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