Toggling Harpoon Head

Iñupiaq, Nome, Alaska, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Ivory

Overall: 8 11/16 x 1 in. (22 x 2.5 cm)

Overall: 1 3/8 x 1/4 in. (3.5 x 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne III

160.56.14627

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2013

Provenance

Acquired from the son [85 years old at the time] of a trader for the Russian American Trading Company, Nome, Alaska, possibly about 1953; sold to Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne III (1917-1990), Dartmouth ROTC, Thetford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 1960.

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