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Contents: ARTIFACTS: Hair combs & accessories, Kayak parts, Shaman, snow goggles, ulus, shovels/diggers, Eskimo book, Artifact collection display

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ALASKAN NATIVE ESKIMO ARTIFACTS

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HAIR COMBS & Accessories
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ARTIF-1700   5/8" long x 1/2" wide, ivory hair ornament; found on St. Lawrence island, circa Thule period, 1200 AD to 1700 AD  $18 SOLD

 
KAYAK PARTS

All of these items were originally recovered from the area of Togiak, Hooper Bay (or Krikiktagamut, Alaska).  

This collection was acquired via a museum auction.  Includes original museum description tags.

FIVE PIECE COLLECTION to be sold as a SET, not singly

$265/set of 5

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ARTIF-1800   2" long x 7/8" wide, fossil walrus ivory cleat, for holding paddle on side of kayak

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ARTIF-1801   1-3/8" long x 1-1/4" wide x 1/16" thick, cleat for holding paddle

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ARTIF-1802   4-3/8" long x 1/2" wide, ivory sinew twister for tightening lashings

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ARTIF-1803   7-1/2" long x 3/4" wide x 1/2" tall, bone runner, dowelled to sled shoe

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ARTIF-1804   9-7/8" long x 1" wide x 1/8" thick, caribou horn stern keel, doweled through kayak skin cover 

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ARTIF-1805

Oar cleat, Punuk era; walrus bone.  Measures 2-1/4" long x 2-1/8" wide x 1" thick

$425

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ARTIF-1806

Cleat, walrus ivory.  Measures 1" long x 5/8" wide x 3/8" tall

$125

 
SHAMAN PIECES
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ARTIF-1900

Necklace.  Early Punuk tribal origin, detailed etchings.  Made of fossil upper dog skull with teeth from St. Lawrence Island.  More than likely a burial piece. Worn by a shaman as a powerful healing tool.  Estimate 2000+ years old.  Nothing else like this has ever been excavated.

$4,800 SOLD

 
SNOW GOGGLES 

(Glasses, the first "sunglasses")

An ingenious invention way ahead of its time, made by Native people to be able to avoid snow blindness.  Tiny slits in the material allows them to see without damaging their eyes or vision.

The first goggles date back to the Old Bering Sea Culture, 2000 years ago.  They were the ancestors of the modern Inuit.

 

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ARTIF-2000

EXTREMELY RARE.  Snow Goggles made of wood, string is sinew (not original).  Punuk tribe (2000+ years old).  From St. Lawrence Island.  Measures 5" wide x 1" tall x 3/4" thick

$3800

 

 

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ARTIF-2001

Not an artifact, but VINTAGE.  Goggles made of antler, straps are leather.

Worn by a lady researcher on the Smithsonian staff doing research in British Columbia, Canada in the 1940's.  Measures 5-3/4" wide x 1-1/8" tall x 1/2" deep

$225

 

 

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ARTIF-2002

VINTAGE 1959 TRADING CARD

"Indian Trading Card" of

Eskimo with Snow Goggles.  In plastic sleeve.  Words on reverse:

Indian Trading Card, No. 76, Collect all 80.  

To protect their eyes from the glare of the snow, the Eskimo invented snow goggles.  These are made from narrow strips of wood or bone.  The small slits allow the Eskimo to see out, but keep too much glare from reflecting in.  

Auto signed "Clif Hayton"

"One of a series of 11 cards on Alaskan Indians"

Image on right, "Indian Picture writing - Bear".

F. H. Fleer, Prtd. U.S.A. "

$15

 
ULUS

Definition "woman's knife".  An ulu is a curved blade knife with a handle on top for skinning & cleaning animals, cutting hair, cutting food and even trimming blocks of snow for an igloo

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ARTIF-2100

RARE Small ulu, made of horn with 3 metal rivets and metal blade.  Handle top measures 2-1/2" across x 7/8" wide x 5/8" thick, blade is 3" across x 15/16" long.  Full utensil measures 3-1/2" long x 3" wide x 15/16" deep.

$295 SOLD

 

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ARTIF-2101

Large ulu, made of bone handle with copper rivets, metal blade.  Measures 5" long x 5-3/4" wide x 1" thick handle.

$350

 
SHOVEL/DIGGER
 

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ARTIF-2200

Measures 13-3/8" tall x 9-1/2" wide x 3/4" thick

Weight: 3 pounds 4 oz.

$275

 

 

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ARTIF-2201

Measures 14-1/4" tall x 15-1/4" wide x 1/2" thick

Weight: 3 pounds 6 ounces

$465

 

 

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ARTIF-2202

Measures 15-3/8" long x 14-3/8" wide x 1" thick

Weight: 5 pounds 14 ounces

$625

 

 
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Excellent book on Indian & Eskimo artifacts! Link to the Books page, item #BK-39 with more photos & details:

Indian & Eskimo Artifacts  Book

 
ANOTHER ESKIMO ARTIFACT COLLECTION

(St. Lawrence Island)

(already SOLD as a group)

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