Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0084

Category: Stone - Killing Stone

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Braided sea mammal hide and igneous stone.

Description: Hard stone, drilled to receive the braided sea mammal hide with loop at opposite end. This implement was utilized to kill wounded seals. It could be utilized by a hunter seated in a kayak.

Dimensions: Length 41 inches; Width 2.50 inches


Earl Duncan, Denver, Colorado


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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