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Harpoon Counterbalance
Harpoon Counterbalance
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 4 5/8 x 7/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.154
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Beautifully rendered ivory counterbalance in the stylized form of a polar bear. Dark brown patina overall. It appears that the shaft fragment has been added at a later time.

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