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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
probably Thule Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Akuilke, Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [St. Lawrence Island]  Search this
Previous owner:
Bernhard U. Krummel, Non-Indian, 1911-1990  Search this
Florence C. Krummel (Florence Choiniere Krummel), Non-Indian, 1911-2003  Search this
Donor:
Maradel Krummel Gale, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon head with side blades
Media/Materials:
Ivory, slate
Techniques:
Carved, ground
Dimensions:
8 x 1.7 x 1 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Nyughaq (Niyghapak); Saint Lawrence Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Saint Lawrence Island
Date created:
AD 400–1000
Collection History:
Said to have been found by Akuilke (Yuit, St. Lawrence Island); given to Florence C. Krummel (1911-2003, a retired high school teacher) and Bernhard U. Krummel (1911-1990), probably between 1973 and 1980 when they lived in the Anchorage, Alaska, area; donated to NMAI by their daughter Maradel Krummel Gale in 2003.
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Catalog Number:
26/2504
Barcode:
262504.000
See related items:
Thule Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61f7fe936-ac0a-453d-b095-5dcb4f92809a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278616