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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection


Paddle, model

Accession no.: N: 201c
Title: Paddle, model
Description: Paddle, model. Tunumiit (East Greenlanders). Tasiilaq (Ammassalik), Kalaallit Nunaata Tunua (East Greenland), no date.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Tunumiit
Former cultural affiliation East Greenlanders
Cultural subgroup ammassalimmiut
Current place name Kalaallit Nunaata Tunu > Tasiilaq
Former place name East Greenland > Ammassalik (Angmassalik)
Getty AAT Models
Field collection:
Person Rymill, John Riddoch >
Organisation British Arctic Air Route Expedition 1930-31 >
Place Kalaallit Nunaata Tunu (East Greenland) > Tasiilaq (Ammassalik, Angmassalik)
Date 1930
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Double-bladed made of a single piece of wood with lanceolate-shaped blades. Hand-grip is roughly circular in cross-section. Curved ivory cap is attached to end of each flattened blade. Rectangular strip of ivory is attached to each side of blade with three circular ivory rivets.

Related record(s):
  • 201 a-i
  • Width: 12mm, length: 202mm