Harpoon head

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Culture/People
Tututni [Confederated Tribes of Siletz]
Collector
Leo J. Frachtenberg (Leo Joachim Frachtenberg/Leo J. Frachtenburg), Non-Indian, 1883-1930
Object Name
Harpoon head
Media/Materials
Animal Bone, iron point, cordage, hide thong/babiche, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Carved, wrapped, braided
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Siletz Reservation; Lincoln County; Oregon; USA
Date created
1890-1910
Collection History
Collected in 1916 by Leo J. Frachtenberg (1883-1930, an anthropologist who specialized in Native American languages) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
4/7504
Barcode
047504.000
See related items
Tututni [Confederated Tribes of Siletz]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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