Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Native Alaskan maker
  • knife, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Point Hope, Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • bone, stone, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 2 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 3/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Axel Towksjhea
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4971

The length of bone is slightly curved and tapered at one end. There is a blue-green stone chip inserted on the side of one end.