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Harpoon head and sheath

Two harpoon heads, both with elaborate barbs. The sheath is made of two pieces of wood with compartments for three harpoon heads. Collected in the late 18th/early...

Harpoon head

An ownership mark of four small notches can be seen near the base of this harpoon head on one side. Collected on the 1791-5 voyage of Captain George Vancouver to the...

Harpoon

Made of harpoon head made of animal bone with two fluked barbs on one side and one barb on the other. This item was collected on the 1791-5 voyage of...

Harpoon head and line

A line of seal hide with bindings of quill and sinew or gut. The toggling harpoon head is set with an iron blade. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage...

Harpoon rest

A harpoon rest carved in the form of two bears. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Walrus harpoon

Walrus were usually hunted from an umiak, a skin boat. The size of the unck, or walrus harpoon, depended on the size of its owner and, when in use,...

Harpoon head

This tool was made for the hunting of ocean mammals. The origin of the toggle harpoon is complex and extremely old. It consists of two pieces of bone joined together...

Harpoon line

Harpoon line of tightly braided seal gut or sinew. Collected on the 1791-5 voyage of Captain George Vancouver to the Northwest Coast and south-east Alaska by Midshipman J. W. Scott....