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Culture/People:
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)  Search this
Collector:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Previous owner:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Seller:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon head (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Ivory
Techniques:
Incised
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History:
Collected by Bethel, Alaska, trader Adams Hollis Twitchell (1872-1949), probably between 1905 and 1916; purchased by MAI from A. H. Twitchell in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
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Catalog Number:
9/3544
Barcode:
093544.000
See related items:
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100819