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Spearpoints (6)
Spearpoints (6)
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Bone Or Ivory
Dimensions:
5/8 x 6 1/8 x 1/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Accession Number:
2007.21.36
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

A perfectly matched set of 6 bird spear points exquisitely carved with fine detailing work. Incised lines follow the form of the pieces. These six points were found all together in a bundle by Julius Alowa in August 1996 on Punuk Island.

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