Arrow with detachable bone foreshaft and barbed point

Canadian Inuit
Central Arctic


early 20th century

Wood, sinew, bone

Overall: 30 11/16 × 9/16 in. (78 × 1.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. A. Lincoln Washburn, Class of 1935W



Place Made: Bering Sea, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view


Collected by Dr. Albert Lincoln Washburn (1911-2007), Class of 1935, Professor of Geology (1953-1961), during his fieldwork (for his PhD dissertation at Yale University) on Victoria Island, Northwest Territories between 1938-1941;given to present collection by his wife, Barbara Tahoe Talbot Washburn (1911-2007), 1974.

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