Bone Armor Plate

St. Lawrence Island Yupik, Bering Sea, St. Lawrence Island, Gambell, Alaska, Alaska, Arctic


collected 1967


Overall: 6 11/16 x 1 1/8 in. (17 x 2.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Sherman P. and Anne L. Haight Arctic Collection



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Armament: Body Armor


Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view


Purchased in Gambell, Alaska by Sherman Post Haight (1889-1980) and Anne Pardee Lyon Haight (1891-1977), New York, New York, Summer 1967; given to the Stefansson Collection, Dartmouth College Library, 1967; transferred to the present collection, 1968.

Old Number

S.P.H. No. 91A

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