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harpoon head

Old Bering Sea III
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

300 – 500 AD

marine mammal ivory, slate
length: 4 13/16˝

Inventory # E4120-73

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Provenance

Sotheby’s New York, NY, May 24, 1994, lot 242

Bill and Carol Wolf, NJ

REFERENCES

Fitzhugh, William, Hollowell, Julie, Crowell, Aron. Gifts From the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait. New Haven: Princeton Art Museum, 2009, pg. 300, pls. 33 & 48

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Old Bering Sea III
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

300 – 500 AD
E4120-72
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