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Miniature harpoon head  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "500 BC-AD 1200"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

Materials:

Ivory

Techniques:

Carved, perforated

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Dorset Tradition (archaeological culture), Eastern Arctic, Native Americans, North America

Site Name:

Cumberland Sound

County:

Qikiqtaaluk Region (Qitirmiut, Baffin)

State:

Nunavut

Island Name:

Baffin Island

IslandGrouping:

Baffin Island Group

Archipelago:

Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Probably collected by William Henry Cave (1872-1941, itinerant Salvation Army preacher) before 1916; acquired by MAI in 1918.

Source ID:

NMAI_91283

Catalog Number:

8/4664

Album Name:

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