Toggle Harpoon Head and Cord Tightener
|Artifact Identification||Toggle Harpoon Head and Cord Tightener (1998.19.2857)|
|Culture||Native American: Arctic: Inuit|
|Dimension 1 (Diameter)||11.9 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Depth)||4.9 cm|
|Dimension 3 (N/A)||N/A|
|Measuring Remarks||The largest and second largest dimensions are taken of the coil due to the dried nature of the leather. Length of cord: 9.05m. Harpoon head L: 6.5cm. Tightener L: 3cm. --MNH Remarks/Description Field|
|Materials||Animal--Tooth--Ivory, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Metal|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Forging, Tanning|
|Munsell Color Information||waived|
Crocker Land Expedition to the North Polar Regions Under the Auspices of the American Museum of Natural History and the American Geographical Society with the co-operation of the University of Illinois, 1913-1915, pp. 3-19 Crocker Land Expedition to the North Polar Regions, Statement to the Contributors, pp. 2-10 "MacMillan Forced to Spend Winter at Etah, New York Tribune, Sept. 16, 1913 Donald MacMillan and the Crocker Land Expedition: An Ethnohistoric Account, Honrs Thesis for Department of Antrhopology and Sociology by Edmund Quincy Sewall Searles, Bowdoin College, 1989 American Museum of Natural History Contract for the Crocker Land Expedition, July 1, 1913. Anonymous. MacMillan bequest 1987. "Crocker Land Party Safe." The American Museum Journal 17: 356. 1917 Green, Fitzhugh. 1914. Diaries from the Crocker Land Expedition. MacMillan Collection: No. 25. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. "The Crocker Land Expedition." Natural History 28: 463-475. 1928. Green, Fitzhugh. Hovey, Edmund Otis. 1912. "In Search of Crocker Land." The American Museum Journal 12: 83-88 Hovey, Edmund Otis. 1912. "The Reorganized Crocker Land Expedition." The American Museum Journal 12: 309. Hovey, Edmund Otis. 1913. "Members of the Crocker Land Expedition." The American Museum Journal 13: 179-182. MacMillan, Donald. 1913-1917. Journals from the Crocker Land Expedition. MacMillan Collection Nos. 16-22. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. MacMillan, Donald. 1914. Letter to Mr. Brainard, August 25, 1914. macMillan Collection Correspondence. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. MacMillan, Donald. 1917. Ethnographic Notes from the Crocker Land Expedition. MacMillan Collection No. 56. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. Peary, Robert E. 1912. "The Crocker Land Expedition." The American Museum Journal 12: 159-163.
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|Credit Line/Dedication||Crocker Land Expedition, Museum of Natural History, UIUC|