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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Finial, before 1925
  • Bone
  • Arctic, North America
  • L: 3 1/2 in, dia.: 1/2 in (L: 8.9 cm, dia.: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of David Goodale, 1925, 1925
  • E19862

DESCRIPTION

This bone finial is the terminal for the butt end of a small fish spear shaft. It is a small, slim cigar shaped piece of bone.