Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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harpoon head
  • Native Arctic peoples
  • harpoon head, late 1800s–1992
  • ivory, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 7 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 2 3/4 x 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4960

The small, triangular piece of ivory has an extension at the back. It has a slit at the point of the triangle and a hole bored through the middle of the triangle. There is a rectangular slit in the extension at the back end. It is brown.