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anguvigak (lance)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • anguvigak (lance), mid 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • wood, bone, iron, carving, sealskin
  • Old Dimensions: L218.5 W4.5
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0562

This lance has a wooden shaft with a bone piece at the end to hold the metal point. The split bone point is held together with metal rivets and is held in place with sealskin strips.