Harpoon for hunting sea lion and seal. Aleutians.

Harpoon for hunting sea lion and seal
Collection MAE RAS: № 2867-13
Image ID: 1241858000
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2867-13
Title:
Harpoon for hunting sea lion and seal
Ethnicity:
Aleutians
Place:
USA , Russian America
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, The Aleutian Islands, The Fox Islands
Date:
19th cent.
Collector:
Voznesenskii Ilya Gavrilovich, zoologist, entomologist, traveller
Materials:
wood, ivory, sinew, paint, birchbark
Dimensions:
length: 180 cm; diam: 2.5 cm. Top of shaft: length 42 cm; diam. 2.6 cm