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Object ID 8941
Object Name Spear
Other Name Salmon spear
Material Tooth/Wood/Bone/Asphaltum/Twine
Description Salmon spear consisting of a wooden shaft and two detatchable spear heads. Carved wooden shaft, contracted at one end and wrapped with twine. Bone and dental material combined to form points tied by twine and cemented with asphaltum.
Dimensions H-1.79 W-2 L-34.3 cm
Date 19th century
Provenance Daggett Collection. Collected by John R. Daggett in Humboldt County, California in the late 19th century. Sold by John R. Daggett to Jane L. Stanford in 1899. Donated by Jane L. Stanford to the Leland Stanford Jr. Museum in 1899.
Culture Hupa/Karuk/Yurok
Found North America; United States; California; Humboldt County
Collector Daggett, John R.
Collection Anthropology; North America; California
Search Terms Hupa
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