Throwing weapon

Description
A pierced stone threaded with a hide loop. To this is fastened a second loop which ends with a walrus ivory handle in the form of a sea otter.
Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom.
Accession Loan No.
51/1916/108
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
throwing weapon
Simple Name
throwing weapon
Full Name
throwing weapon
Cultural Group
Inupiat or Yup’ik Eskimo
Production County
Bering Strait / Northwest Alaska
Production Area Region
N
Production Continent
America
Family Group

Material
stone; hide; walrus ivory
Function Name
weapon
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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