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Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]  Search this
Previous owner:
Boy's Missionary Society, Church of the Pilgrims  Search this
Long Island Historical Society (Brooklyn Historical Society [after 1985])  Search this
Donor:
Long Island Historical Society (Brooklyn Historical Society [after 1985])  Search this
Object Name:
Spear
Media/Materials:
Ivory, hide, wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the B├╝hner collection of the Boy's Missionary Society, Church of the Pilgrims (Brooklyn, New York); presented by the Boy's Missionary Society to the Long Island Historical Society in 1898; lent to MAI by the Long Island Historical Society in 1920; donated to NMAI by the Brooklyn Historical Society in 2020.
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Catalog Number:
10/3539
Barcode:
103539.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_111786