Arrow foreshaft

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Culture/People
Iglulingmiut Inuit (Iglulik/Iglulirmiut Eskimo)
Collector
George Palmer Putnam (G.P. Putnam), Non-Indian, 1887-1950
Expedition leader
George Palmer Putnam (G.P. Putnam), Non-Indian, 1887-1950
Expedition sponsor
American Geographical Society
Seller
George Palmer Putnam (G.P. Putnam), Non-Indian, 1887-1950
Object Name
Arrow foreshaft
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Perforated, carved
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Pond Inlet (Ponds Inlet, Mittimatalik); Qikiqtaaluk Region (Qitirmiut, Baffin); Nunavut; Canada
Archipelago
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Island Name
Baffin Island
Island Grouping
Baffin Island Group
Collection History
Collected in 1926 during an expedition led by George Palmer Putnam (1887-1950) and sponsored by the American Geographical Society (New York, New York); purchased by MAI from George Palmer Putnam in 1927.
Catalog Number
15/2265
Barcode
152265.000
See related items
Iglulingmiut Inuit (Iglulik/Iglulirmiut Eskimo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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