Halibut Fish Hook


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Halibut Fish Hook   (1998.19.0201)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Fishing & Trapping T&E
  4. :
  5. Fishing Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Native American: Pacific Northwest: Tlingit, Northwest Coast

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 30.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 10.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.8 cm
Weight 171 g
Measuring Remarks L: 28cm. --MNH Remarks/Description Field
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Stain, Metal--Iron,
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Riveting, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information Grayish Brown (7.5YR 3/2) -Birdhead. Moderate Brown (7.5YR 4/4) -Wrapped handle. Dark Brown (7.5YR 2/4) -Nail.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Museum of Natural History, UIUC
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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