Seal Dart (also called Spear) used with a Throwing Board (atlatl)

Iñupiaq or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected about 1934-1941

Wood, feathers, string and ivory

Overall: 52 3/4 x 9/16 in. (134 x 1.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Corey Ford, Class of 1921H

169.75.24933

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

Provenance

Collected by Corey Ford (1902-1969, Class of 1921H); Estate of Corey Ford, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection,1969.

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