E0788: Spear

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0788
Classification Category:
4:Tools & Equipment for Materials ➞ Fishing & Trapping Implements
Marks/Labels:
TAG: " with human b " can't read anything else - it is gone
Materials:
botanical ➔ reed ➔ bamboo
botanical ➔ wood
Dimensions:
86 cm L
1 cm W
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Description:
Bamboo shaft into which wooden shaft is inserted to form a spear.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)