Fishing weight

Slate stone weight.

Acquired during the voyage of the HMS Blossom under Captain Beechey, 1825-8

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
51/1916/116
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Collection Area Region
North America
Material
volcanic tuff | baleen | sinew or gut | wood |
Common Name
fishing weight
Simple Name
weight
Production Town

Production County
Bering Strait / Northwest Alaska
Production Country
United States of America
Production Date
Historic
Production Person Initials

Production Person Surname

Production Year Low
200BP
Production Year High
150BP

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fishing weight