- Museum number
Harpoon-head made of horn (caribou), string.
- Production date
- 1874 (before)
Length: 15 centimetres
Width: 2.50 centimetres
Depth: 3 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Comment by Ruth Holmes Whitehead, March 1985. "Caribou antler; two-ply twine. Toggling harpoon head of caribou antler has three prongs down one side; hole bored through the centre with 2-ply twine looped through it and the free end tied in a stevedore's knot."
Inscription on object reads: "Harpoon of cariboo Horn, used by the Micmac Indians for hunting beaver, St.Georges's Bay, N.F.L." An attached label states "9125 Pres by T. G. B. Lloyd, Esq. Jan 27. 1894"
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1982-1987 Jun-Jan, Museum of Mankind, Thunderbird and Lightning: Indian Life in North America, 1600-1900
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1874C1.9125 (old CDMS no.)