Projectile point

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Culture/People
Selk'nam (Ona)
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
Projectile point
Media/Materials
Glass
Techniques
Flaked/chipped
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Near Estancia Viamonte; Najmish; Estancia Viamonte (Rio Fuego); Río Grande Department; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina
Archipelago
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
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
5/8546
Barcode
058546.000
See related items
Selk'nam (Ona)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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