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miniature spear
  • Greenland Inuit peoples
  • miniature spear, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • wood, bone, wire
  • Object Length/Diameter: 26 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5858
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Description

Miniature spear made with a cylindrical wooden shaft. Bone tip on one end and bone ring on the other end. Small oblong piece of wood attached by wire to end with bone ring. Oblong tip also has a bone ring. Light brown.