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Point Container
Point Container
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–750
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory, Slate
Dimensions:
1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.61
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Ivory point container found with 4 points still inside. Three of the points are slate ranging in size from 1.1” L to 1.4” L. The other point is a flaked point 1.2” L. The container is split down one side and shows evidence of being repaired by its maker.

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