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Harpoon head

Culture/People:
probably Thule Tradition: Birnirk Stage (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Seller:
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon head
Media/Materials:
Ivory
Techniques:
Carved, barbed
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Cape Prince of Wales; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
AD 500-900
Catalog Number:
1/8282
Barcode:
018282.000
See related items:
Thule Tradition: Birnirk Stage (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19384
Additional Online Media:

Harpoon head

Culture/People:
possibly Thule Tradition: Old Bering Sea Stage or Birnirk Stage (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Ye Olde Curiosity Shop  Search this
Seller:
Ye Olde Curiosity Shop  Search this
Seller agent:
Joseph E. Standley (J. E. Standley), Non-Indian, 1854-1940  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon head
Media/Materials:
Ivory, caribou antler
Techniques:
Incised, perforated
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
AD 100-1000 (archaeological harpoon head with more recent point added)
Catalog Number:
5/4544
Barcode:
054544.000
See related items:
Thule Tradition: Old Bering Sea Stage (archaeological culture)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_58820
Additional Online Media:

Vulpes lagopus lagopus

Collector:
J. A. Ford  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Remarks:
cranium
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Birnirk, Between Barrow And Point Barrow, Alaska, United States, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Canidae
Published Name:
Vulpes lagopus lagopus
Alopex lagopus lagopus
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
258814
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7289866

Vulpes lagopus lagopus

Collector:
J. A. Ford  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Remarks:
cranium
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Birnirk, Between Barrow And Point Barrow, Alaska, United States, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Canidae
Published Name:
Vulpes lagopus lagopus
Alopex lagopus lagopus
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
258815
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7289867

Vulpes lagopus lagopus

Collector:
J. A. Ford  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Remarks:
cranium
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Birnirk, Between Barrow And Point Barrow, Alaska, United States, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Canidae
Published Name:
Vulpes lagopus lagopus
Alopex lagopus lagopus
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
258816
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7289868

Canis familiaris

Collector:
J. A. Ford  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Remarks:
partial cranium
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Birnirk, Alaska, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1931
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Canidae
Published Name:
Canis familiaris
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
258812
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7289864

Canis familiaris

Collector:
J. A. Ford  Search this
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Remarks:
partial cranium
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Birnirk, Alaska, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1931
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Canidae
Published Name:
Canis familiaris
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : No Number
USNM Number:
258813
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7289865

Birnirk Type Water Boot Of Seal Skin

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Culture:
Prehistoric  Search this
Object Type:
Boot
Place:
Barrow Near, Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A398888-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8145372

Tapered Tang Point

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Kugok  Search this
Maximum Length - Projectile Point:
20.4 cm
Maximum Width - Projectile Point:
1 cm
Maximum Thickness - Projectile Point:
0.8 cm
Weight - Projectile Point:
12.3 g
Unknown - Projectile Point:
2.9 cm
6.5 cm
Culture:
Eskimo, Birnirk  Search this
Object Type:
Projectile Point
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A401564-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8149015

Harpoon Head

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Kugok  Search this
Maximum Length - Harpoon:
6.6 cm
Maximum Width - Harpoon:
1.6 cm
Maximum Thickness - Harpoon:
1 cm
Weight - Harpoon:
8.5 g
Unknown - Harpoon:
1.8 cm
0.5 cm
Culture:
Eskimo, Birnirk  Search this
Object Type:
Harpoon
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A401651A-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8149148

Shaft

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Birnirk  Search this
Maximum Length - Shaft:
38.2 cm
Maximum Width - Shaft:
1.63 cm
Maximum Thickness - Shaft:
1.31 cm
Weight - Shaft:
28.5 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Inuit, Greenland Inuit  Search this
Object Type:
Shaft
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A399464B-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8146274

Feather Cutting? Board

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Birnirk  Search this
Maximum Length - Board:
16.6 cm
Maximum Width - Board:
4.1 cm
Maximum Thickness - Board:
0.53 cm
Weight - Board:
13.5 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Inuit, Greenland Inuit  Search this
Object Type:
Cutting Board
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A399465-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8146275

Snow Shovel Scoop?

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Birnirk  Search this
Maximum Length - Shovel:
14.5 cm
Maximum Width - Shovel:
5.41 cm
Maximum Thickness - Shovel:
0.38 cm
Weight - Shovel:
15.7 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Inuit, Greenland Inuit  Search this
Object Type:
Shovel
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A399467-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8146277

Canid left distal humerus

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Birnirk  Search this
Maximum Length - Bone:
11.5 cm
Maximum Width - Bone:
3.63 cm
Maximum Thickness - Bone:
2.61 cm
Weight - Bone:
18.6 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Inuit, Greenland Inuit  Search this
Object Type:
Archaeofauna
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A399468A-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Archaeobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8146280

Bone Comb

Donor Name:
William E. Garrou Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo (Birnirk, Punuk, E. Thule) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Comb
Place:
Point Barrow, Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1974
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
303862
USNM Number:
A472994-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8227343

Mammoth Ivory Section

Donor Name:
William E. Garrou Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo (Birnirk, Punuk, E. Thule) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Ivory
Place:
Point Barrow, Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1974
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
303862
USNM Number:
A472995-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8227344

Misc. Uncataloged Objects/1 lot

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Birnirk  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo, Birnirk  Search this
Object Type:
Artifact
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A401600-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8149065

Ulu Blade, Convex Edge

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Kugok  Search this
Maximum Length - Ulu:
8.1 cm
Maximum Width - Ulu:
4.9 cm
Maximum Thickness - Ulu:
0.4 cm
Weight - Ulu:
23.9 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Birnirk  Search this
Object Type:
Ulu
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A401602-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8149068

Ulu Blade, Convex Edge

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Kugok  Search this
Maximum Length - Ulu:
4.2 cm
Maximum Width - Ulu:
2.9 cm
Maximum Thickness - Ulu:
0.2 cm
Weight - Ulu:
3.7 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Birnirk  Search this
Object Type:
Ulu
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A401602-2
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8149070

Ulu Blade

Collector:
James A. Ford  Search this
Donor Name:
James A. Ford  Search this
Site Name:
Kugok  Search this
Maximum Length - Ulu:
3.8 cm
Maximum Width - Ulu:
2.2 cm
Maximum Thickness - Ulu:
0.2 cm
Weight - Ulu:
3.1 g
Culture:
Eskimo, Birnirk  Search this
Object Type:
Ulu
Place:
Barrow Quad, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
242284
USNM Number:
A401602-3
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8149071

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