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Stone spearhead

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

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Exhibition Text

Originally lashed to a wooden shaft six to eight feet longIt was used in way and in hunting bear. Iron spearheads replaced those of stone after the introduction of iron by the Europeans.

Collection Information

Catalog No: E/ 2604
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: STONE
Dimensions: L:25.4 W:2.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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