Rare Bering Sea Eskimo Clubs of ancient fossil seal penis bone
Rare Bering Sea Eskimo Clubs of ancient fossil seal penis bone

Rare Bering Sea Eskimo Clubs of ancient fossil seal penis bone

1700 to 1800 Bering Sea

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Rare Bering Sea Eskimo Clubs of ancient fossil seal penis bone
18 – 19 th Century
These fossil bone clubs were used like a braining stone to dispatch a caught small seal and to avoid making unnecessary holes in the useful skin . They exude ‘sealness’ ; as with other elements of Eskimo hunting technology they reflect the strongly rooted belief among the Bering Sea people that effectiveness in hunting requires a combination of craftsmanship and technology with the use of spiritually compatible materials . Beautiful tools and weapons pleased the ‘Inuas’
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fossil seal penis bone
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