Lot 5: A fossilized inuit Harpoon head

A fossilized inuit Harpoon head, Inuit, Thule culture, C. 1000 - 16000; Alaska

The harpoon point pierced just below the head for attachment of the main cord, the reverse with carved recess to attach it to a larger spear, remains of old fiber. Beautiful color and desirable size. L. 3 3/4"

Property of a New England Private collector

Purchased decades ago from a New England estate with ties to the whaling trade in the 19th Century.

Price Realized: $175

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