SCR12 - Early Eskimo Seal Harpoon Heads, both Bone & Ivory.

Only of this group of harpoon heads was made to hold stone or slate blades, the remainder being equipped with carved barbs resist being pulled from the prey. Three of these have straight line decorative carving in the later Punuk fashion, and two have bifid spurs. Most were crafted from walrus ivory, while at least two appear to have been fashioned from (caribou) antler. They range in length from 4.5 to 5.25. Sold by Choice. $70.00 each (Inventory 585)


Price - $70.00 each







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