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A harpoon ice pick engraved with zoomorphic and anthropomorphic figures|Donald Ellis Gallery
Rear view of a marine mammal ivory ice pick engraved with figural representations|Donald Ellis Gallery

Harpoon Ice Pick

Inupiaq
Western Alaska

late 19th century

marine mammal ivory and graphite

width: 23"

Inventory # E4448

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RELATED EXAMPLE

National Museum of Finland, Cat. No. VK 5219 – See: Varjola, Pirjo. The Etholen Collection: The Ethnographic Alaskan Collection of Adolf Etholen and his Contemporaries in the National Museum of Finland. Helsinki: National Board of Antiquities, 1990, pg. 314, figs. 542-544