Ulu knife

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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Previous owner
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949
Seller
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949
Object Name
Ulu knife
Media/Materials
Ivory, iron blade
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by William Ockleford Oldman (1879-1949, who did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") circa 1915; purchased by George Heye from W.O. Oldman in 1915.
Catalog Number
4/1705
Barcode
041705.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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