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Culture/People:
possibly Thule Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957  Search this
Previous owner:
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957  Search this
Seller:
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon end blade
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
South and west coasts of Southampton Island; Southampton Island; Kivalliq Region (Keewatin); Nunavut; Canada
Archipelago:
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Island Name:
Southampton Island
Island Grouping:
Hudson Bay Islands
Date created:
probably AD 1400–1600
Collection History:
Collected between 1913 and 1916 by Christian Leden (1882-1957, Arctic explorer); purchased by MAI from Christian Leden in 1917 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
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Catalog Number:
6/8318
Barcode:
068318.000
See related items:
Thule Tradition (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws626b3252f-1c40-4814-b83c-00f79ff5440f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_73810