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Catalog Number 270/19
Object Name Bow Drill
Description Two parts of a bow drill: The mouth piece is wood, anchor shaped with a metal socket to receive the drill. The bow is a curved ivory handle, well worn with a scalloped interior edge forming a place for the fingers. Each edge is perforated and a leather thong is tied at each perforation. Yellow Knife culture, Western Inuit.
Site Name Arctic
Site # Site 0470
Material Composite
Date Circa 1890s
Collector Grinnell, George G
Collection date 1894-01-01
Lexicon sub-category Composite
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