Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0152

Category: Harpoon

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood, sinew, seal hide line, walrus ivory and steel

Description: This old seal harpoon, small in size utilizes a walrus ivory pick, forshaft and point. The line is sinew.

Dimensions: 52" (harpoon only)


Paul Gray, Old Chatham, N.Y.
Bonhams,Simpson Collection


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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