Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0150

Category: Harpoon

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood, walrus ivory and sinew, as well as metal point.

Description: Nunivac Island harpoon, incised pick with mythical sea mammal form characteristic of Nunivac Island harpoons.

Dimensions: 61" (harpoon only)


Fitzhugh, William W. and Susan A. Kaplan, Inua; Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., 1982,

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