Fishhook Decorated with an Ivory Seal

Unknown people (Alaska Native), Western Arctic, Arctic

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late 19th or early 20th century

Brass, copper, ivory, and sinew

Overall: 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

29.58.7934

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Anthropology 48, March 30-May 2, 2004.

Publication History

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco, Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity, New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, 461 pp., ill. p. 359.

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, cover, no.20.

Provenance

Source unknown [possibly New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire]; catalogued, 1929.

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