Harpoon rest

Description
A harpoon rest carved in the form of two bears.
Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom.
Accession Loan No.
51/1916/53
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
harpoon rest
Simple Name
harpoon rest
Full Name
harpoon rest
Dimensions
whole height 125 mm; whole width 134 mm; whole depth 25 mm
Cultural Group
Inupiat or Yup’ik Eskimo
Production Year High
1825
Production County
Bering Strait / Northwest Alaska
Production Country
United States of America
Production Area Region
North America
Production Continent
North America
Family Group

Material
ivory; bone
Function Name
tool
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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