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sinker for a net
  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • sinker for a net, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • bone?, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 x 6 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Ralph Solecki
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5843
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Description

Semicircular piece of bone. Hole drilled through either end of the straight edge. Large divot on either side, though offset from each other. Light color.