Lance or Spear for Seal Hunting

Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit), Sisimiut, West Greenland, Greenland, Eastern Arctic, Arctic


collected 1938-1939

Bone, iron

Overall: 13 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (34.9 x 3.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of George Murphy, Class of 1941



North America, Greenland


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing


Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015


Collected by George Frost Murphy, Jr. (1918-2001, Class of 1941) on the McMillan Expedition, 1938-39; given to present collection, 1939.

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