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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: N: 933
Object name: Line
Title: Line
Description: Line, fishing, sinew. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Melville Peninsula ?, Nunavut, Canada, 1819-1823.
Classified name:
SPRI theme hunting and fishing
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 Lines {fishing}
Field collection:
Person Nias, Joseph
Place Canada > Nunavut > Melville Peninsula ?
Full description:

Plaited sinew tapering along length tied into a bundle. Loop at widest end.

  • Width: 8mm
Associated person(s):
  • Collected by: Nias, Joseph ( - )