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Accession # J20
Catalog Number J20.251
Object Name Harpoon
Other Name Togogut
Place of Origin North America, Arctic
Culture Inuit
Condition Good
Description Caribou bone point which fits onto a throwing spear or shaft. For killing wounded prey in back of neck or heart. White in colour, has pointed edges and ridge down the middle, both ends are pointed. It narrows towards one end, which is more pointed and has a shorter carved notch on one side.
Material Caribou Bone
Dimensions H-1.8 W-0.8 L-28.3 cm
Search Terms Jury
Caribou Bone
Harpoon
Carved
Inuit
North America
North American
Arctic