Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0158

Category: Maul

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Black stone, seal hide lashing and bone

Description: Heavy black stone, grooved to accept the line that secures it to the haft, of the style found in Barrow, Alaska at an earlier time. The bone handle and the lashing are somewhat light weight and are probably mid 20th century native replacements.

Dimensions: 4.5" x 8.5"


Jeffrey Myer, New York, N.Y.


Murdoch, John, Ethnological Results of the Point Barow Expedition, reprinted from the Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1877-1888, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1988,

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