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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Arrowhead

Image
Accession no.: Y: 2019/38
Title: Arrowhead
Description: A chipped stone arrowhead retouched on both edges, with rounded point. Collected by Episcopal missionary Augustus Reginald Hoare, in Point Hope, Alaska, between 1908 and 1920.
Classified name:
Cultural affiliation Iñupiat (Iñupiaq; North Alaska Eskimo)
Geographic area United States of America > Alaska > Tikigaq (Point Hope)
Getty AAT
Field collection:
Person Hoare, Augustus Reginald
Date 1908
Place United States of America > Alaska > Tikigaq (Point Hope)
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Lanceolate, chipped stone arrowhead retouched on both edges and with a tang. The point is rounded, possibly from damage. Worked on both faces.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 18mm, length: 62mm, depth: 5mm