Spear point

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Culture/People
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Collector
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Previous owner
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Seller
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Object Name
Spear point
Media/Materials
Whale bone
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island); Río Douglas; Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile
Archipelago
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Collection History
Collected in 1907 or 1908 by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) during his expeditions to Tierra del Fuego; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1916.
Catalog Number
5/8560
Barcode
058560.000
See related items
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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