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National Museum of Natural History


Identified as a graver based on resemblance to other gravers in the MacFarlane collection. See Inuvialuit Pitqusiit Inuuniarutait: Inuvialuit Living History, The MacFarlane Collection website, by the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre (ICRC), Inuvik, N.W.T., Canada (website credits here http://www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca/posts/12 ), which has general information on gravers here: http://www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca/item_types/27: Gravers with iron tips held in bone and antler shafts were used for engraving designs on ivory, bone antler and wood.

  • Type of Item graver
  • Culture Eskimo, Inuit, Inuvialuk

  • Received from Roderick R. MacFarlane

  • Made in Northwest Territories
  • Collected in Northwest Territories

  • Acquisition Date on January 7, 1869

  • Accession Number 69A00012