Bird Harpoon and Throwing Board

Karl Mathiasen, Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit), Saqqaq (Sarqaq; Sarkak), Qeqertarsuaq, Disko Bay, Greenland, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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mid-20th century

Wood, bone, ivory, aluminum, and iron

Overall: 67 11/16 x 1 1/16 in. (172 x 2.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Per Jacobi

160.12.14520

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

ARTH 16, ANTH 50, Australian Aborigional Art, Howard Morphy, Fall 2012

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 62, no. 1.

Provenance

Made by Karl Mathiasen, Saqqaq, Greenland; Per Jacobi, Special Student at Dartmouth College, from Greenland, arranged by David C. Nutt [1919-2008, Class of 1941], about 1960's; given to present collection, 1960.

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