Snow Shovel Blade

St. Lawrence Island Yupik
Western Arctic


September, 1948

Bone, sinew, and leather

Overall: 15 9/16 × 11 5/16 in. (39.5 × 28.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Snow and Ice

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Montshire Museum of Science Exhibition

Publication History

Elmer Harp, Jr., North to the Yukon Territory via the Alcan Highway in 1948: Field Notes of The Andover-Harvard Expedition, Occasional Papers in Archaeology No. 14.


Puchased for the Dartmouth College Museum by Elmer Harp, Jr. in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, September 1948.

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