Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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harpoon point
  • Cowichan peoples
  • harpoon point, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • metal
  • Object Length/Diameter: 30.5 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 12 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5686

The long metal spearhead has a smaller point and two barbs at the tip. There is a hole at the base of the metal spearhead. It is conical at the proximal end to receive the shaft. It is black.