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Smooth glossy brown patina
Size: 19cm long – 7½ ins long
Different sized harpoons were used to capture different sized prey, and toggling harpoons were especially effective for hunting at breathing holes. They would be tipped with stone, bone or walrus ivory points, and later with traded iron and copper points. The larger toggling heads were most probably used to hunt seals and beluga.
|Height||19.00 cm||(7.48 inches)|