Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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harpoon point to kill birds
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • harpoon point to kill birds, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • ivory, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 10.5 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 4 1/8 x 1 x 3/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5838

Ivory harpoon point with two prongs. Oblong piece of ivory, divided at one end with a series of teeth on the inward directed sides of both prongs.