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Whaling harpoon

Whaling harpoon
Title
Whaling harpoon
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 92.7 x 9.5 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Forged iron whaling harpoon; wide, flat head on thin, tapered rod with end formed into a hollow cone.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles McCauley
Object Number 
1922.138
Marks 
incised: on one side of spearhead: "S BA. . ." stamped: on other side of spearhead: "J D"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group