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Harpoon Head

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Object Number:31-20-1469
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Yukon Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Antler
Length: 6.7 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1931

Description

Antler harpoon head; groove, not hole, for line; open socket; groove for lashing; very slender. Evidently one half of what was originally a Thule type harpoon head, with line hole, broken down the middle, and used again

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