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Ulu Ulu

Woman's knife handle, or ulu, of walrus ivory, in the shape of a polar bear and extensively engraved: North America, USA, Alaska, Bering Strait, St Lawrence Island, Gambell, Old Bering Sea III, c. 300 - 500 AD

Throwing spear Throwing spear

Throwing spear or dart (ulutoa), consisting of long, thin reed with an ovoid wooden knob fastened to the upper end: Pacific Peoples, Fiji, Rotuma

Snow knife, woman's / model Snow knife, woman's / model

Model of a woman's snow knife or ulu carved from walrus ivory, one of a group of eight children's toys: North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Cape Dorset, Inuit, collected by John N.S. Buchan, 1938 - 1939

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