Awl/perforator

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Culture/People
probably Kalaallit (Greenland Eskimo) (archaeological) (attributed)
Possible collector
Knud Rasmussen (Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen), Non-Indian/Kalaallit (Greenland Eskimo), 1879-1933
Previous owner
Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark)
Object Name
Awl/perforator
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Village site; Kitaa (West Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas
Eastern Arctic
Date created
probably AD 1600–1800
Collection History
Possibly collected during the Fourth Thule Expedition (1919-1920), led by Danish explorer Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933); formerly in the collection of the Nationalmuseet (National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark); acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Nationalmuseet in 1922.
Catalog Number
11/3027
Barcode
113027.000
See related items
Kalaallit (Greenland Eskimo) (archaeological)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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