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probably Inughuit (Cape York or Polar Eskimo) (archaeological) (attributed)
Junius Bird (Junius Bouton Bird), Non-Indian, 1907-1982
Peary Memorial Expedition (1932)
Expedition leader
Captain Robert A. Bartlett (Robert Abram Bartlett), Non-Indian, 1875-1946
Expedition sponsor
Arthur D. Norcross, Non-Indian, 1865-1969
Captain Robert A. Bartlett (Robert Abram Bartlett), Non-Indian, 1875-1946
Object Name
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Animal Bone
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
House 1; Cape York; Qaanaaq Municipality (Thule, Qaanaap); Avannaa (North Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas
Eastern Arctic
Date created
probably 1700–1900
Collection History
Excavated by anthropologist Junius Bird (1907-1982) in 1932 during the Peary Memorial Expedition to erect a memorial to Commander Robert E. Peary (1856-1920) at Cape York, Greenland, led by Captain Robert A. Bartlett (1875-1946) and sponsored by members of the Peary family, Captain Bartlett, and Arthur D. Norcross (1865-1969, a publisher and nature philanthropist); items collected by Junius Bird during the expedition were deposited with MAI in 1932.
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Inughuit (Cape York or Polar Eskimo) (archaeological)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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