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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: N: 166
Title: Line
Description: Line, for sledge. Inughuit. Qaanaaq (Thule), Kalaallit Nunaata Avannaarsua (North Greenland), 1937-1938.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Inughuit
Former cultural affiliation Polar Eskimo
Current place name Kalaallit Nunaata Avannaarsua > Qaanaaq
Former place name North Greenland > Thule
Getty AAT Sledge equipment
Field collection:
Person haig-thomas
Organisation bae
Place Kalaallit Nunaata Avannaarsua (North Greenland) > Qaanaaq (Thule)
Date 1937
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Coil of partially dehaired seal skin (bearded - from register entries) tied with string.

Related record(s):
  • possibly associated with sledge, 164 (registry entry)
  • Width: 15mm