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miniature anguvigak (lance)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • miniature anguvigak (lance), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • wood, bone, metal, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 23 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6077

The small cylinder of wood is tapered at one end. The other end has a bone disc with a metal wire inserted into the middle. The wire is also inserted into another bone disc attached to a small wooden cone. It is brown.