The Testimony of Hands


Bering Sea area

2005.30.8, bone harpoon foreshaft
Thule Tradition, Old Bering Sea stage (A.D. 200–500)
Frank Hibben collections
Photograph by B. Bernard

The carefully engraved circles and lines on this piece are a hallmark of the Old Bering Sea stage of the Thule Tradition. The next photo shows a closeup of the engraving work.


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