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Whaling harpoon, case, and lanyard  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "1870-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1900

Materials:

Metal, hide, cedar bark, animal bone

Techniques:

Carved, folded, plaited, twined, wrapped

Dimensions:

103 x 8 x 4.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Makah, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Southern Northwest Coast

City:

Neah Bay, Makah Reservation

County:

Clallam County

State:

Washington

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by anthropologist Douglas Leechman (J.D. Leechman, 1890-1980, later on the staff of the National Museum of Canada) before 1920; purchased by MAI in 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_108173

Catalog Number:

10/641

Album Name:

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