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Barbed Head

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Object Number:33-37-489
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Prehistoric Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Palugvik Village
Prince William Sound
Hawkins Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Locus: Beach
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Length: 5 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Danish National / University Museum Expedition; Kaj Birket-Smith and Frederica de Laguna, 1933
Other Number:1167 - Field No SF

Description

Barbed almost symmetrically on both sides. Hole for line is above bottom pair of barbs. Probably original butt was broken off at original hole, and specimen was reshaped for used. Point broken. Originally at least 2 pairs of barbs.

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