Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ulu (knife)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • ulu (knife), 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • bone, stone, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 13.2 x 8.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 3/16 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0601
Label Text

This knife has a rounded grey stone blade, broken at one end. It has an oblong brown bone handle with a slit to receive the blunted end of the blade.