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Wedge

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Object Number:32-7-371
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Kachemak Bay Culture Sub-III
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Yukon Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Locus: 5 J, 1'6" - 2'
Layer 8?
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Antler
Length: 41 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1932

Description

Bone or antler. Curved. No definite sign of blows at butt. Was probably used for stripping bark from trees. Many other wedges probably had similar use.

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