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harpoon point
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • harpoon point, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • bone or ivory, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 10.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 1/8 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4947

The short length of bone or ivory is slightly curved. One end is carved to a rounded point. One end is straight across. The convex side of the curvature has an oval shaped depression. It has a raised ridge on the opposite side. It is brown.