Harpoon Tip and Line Used for Seal Hunting

Unidentified Inughuit (North Greenlandic Inuit) maker, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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1897

Seal hide, ivory, and iron

Overall: 4 3/16 × 1 1/8 in. (10.7 × 2.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William Stickney, Class of 1900W

164.21.15440

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by William Stickney, Class of 1900 (1878-1924), as a member [as a Dartmouth student] of Robert E. Peary‘s 1897 Arctic Expedition, 1897; to his wife, Jean Aiken Stickney (1886-unknown), Rutland, Vermont, at the time of his death in 1924; given to present collection, 1964.

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