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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Spear thrower, before 1936
  • Wood, bone
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 19 1/2 in, W: 2 5/8 in, D: 1 in (L: 49.5 cm, W: 6.7 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
  • Gift of the Heirs of George C. Stone, 1936
  • E21870


This spear thrower is made of wood with a finger hole in the back and an ivory point for a spear to rest against. There is a single finger peg. There is no decorative ornamentation on the object.