Spearheads of slate, bone, and iron main content.

Spearheads of slate, bone, and iron used for sea mammals

From the Tlingit people of Alaska: a long thin spear blade of slate, a serrated spear barb of bone with three teeth, and a serrated spear barb of iron with four teeth.

Collection Information

SPEAR BLADE
Catalog No: E/ 1806
Culture: TLINGIT
Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA, HOT SPRINGS
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: STONE (SLATE)
Dimensions: L:32 W:3.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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SPEAR BARB