Spearhead or arrowhead

A barbed arrowhead or spearhead. It was collected by J. W. Scott, midshipman on the Chatham and Discovery during the 1791-5 voyage of Captain George Vancouver to the Northwest Coast of North America and south-east Alaska.

Object Summary

Museum Number E789b
Simple Name spearhead or arrowhead
Full Name spearhead or arrowhead
Common Name spearhead or arrowhead
Production country United States of America
Material bone; slate
Collection class Arms and armour
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county Cook Inlet, Alaska
Production continent North America
Cultural group Dena’ina (Tanaina)?
Function name weapon