Halibut Fish Hook


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Halibut Fish Hook   (1998.19.2999)
  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) 25.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.2 cm
Weight 108 g
Measuring Remarks L: approx. 24cm. --MNH Remarks/Description Field
Materials Plant--Wood, Metal, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Aldona Jonaitis, "Tlingit Halibut Hooks: An Analysis of the Visual Symbols of a Rite of Passage," Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History. vol 57 part 1 New York: 1981. ISSN 0065-9452 UIUC library call # 572AM3a v.57

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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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