Fragment of a Carving

Kitlinermiut (Copper Inuit)
Central Arctic



Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Elmer Harp Jr.



Place Found: Coppermine River, Coronation Gulf, Canada, North America

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Exhibition History

Exhibited in conjunction with a Reception in memory of Anthropologist Elmer Harp, Jr., The Dicky Center for International Understanding, Russo Gallery, Haldeman Center, March 5, 2010. [co-sponsored by the Anthropology Department and the Institute of Arctic Studies]


Elmer Harp, Jr., Professor of Anthropology, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1965.

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