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Description

Harpoon counterweight, of fossilised walrus ivory, extensively engraved: Americas, USA, Alaska, Bering Strait, St Lawrence Island, Ivetok, Old Bering Sea II Inuit, c. 100 - 300 AD

Museum reference

A.1993.124

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Harpoon counterweight

Production information

Unknown
Ivetok, St Lawrence Island, Alaska, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Date

c. 100 - 300

Style / Culture

Arctic, Old Bering Sea II

Materials

Fossilised walrus ivory

Physical description

Walrus ivory

Collection place

Ivetok, St Lawrence Island, Alaska, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Associations

Finder: Toolia

References

Prehistoric Eskimo Ivories; catalogue of the exhibition at Daedalus Ancient Art, New York, 1992, item #6

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