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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Alaska Native; Tlingit
Title:Toggle Harpoon Tip
Type:Weapon
Materials:Ivory
Place Made:North America; United States; Alaska; Yakutal Bay
Measurements:Overall: 3/4 in x 1 1/16 in x 4 in; 1.9 cm x 2.7 cm x 10.2 cm
Accession Number:  MH 8.G
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Gage Peterson (Class of 1865)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Small, unfinished carved ivory spearhead with holes carved at one end and through the middle. Blunt nose opposite a sharply pointed barb.

Tags:
Native American; indigenous people

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+8.G

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