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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: N: 1115
Title: Lamp
Description: Lamp, 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 Lamps
Field collection:
Place Canada > Nunavut > Melville Peninsula ?
Date 1819
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Grey soapstone. Semi-circular in shape with concave interior and flat bottom. Straight edge is at an angle.

  • Width: 113mm, height: 45mm, length: 175mm