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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Pot

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Accession no.: N: 1114
Title: Pot
Description: Pot, soapstone. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Melville Peninsula ?, Nunavut, Canada, 1819-1823.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Iglulingmiut
Former cultural affiliation Iglulik Eskimo
Current place name Canada > Nunavut > Melville Peninsula ?
Former place name Canada > Northwest Territories > Melville Peninsula ?
Getty AAT Cooking vessels
Field collection:
Place Canada > Nunavut > Melville Peninsula ?
Date 1819
Number of items: 1
Full description:

For cooking, made of grey soap stone. Rectangular in shape with straight ends and slightly curved sides and bottom. Horizontal ridge mid-section of each end. Pair of circular depressions at each upper corner. Paper label glued to interior : "Esquimaux cooking pots & spear head."

Dimensions:
  • Width: 163mm, height: 90mm, length: 261mm