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Bow Drill
20th century Greenland tool

20th century
19 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (48 x 6 x 6 cm)

Inuit (aka Eskimo, Inuk)

Object Type: tool
Creation Places: North America, Greenland, Northwest Greenland
Medium and Support: ivory, hide
Credit Line: Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan
Accession Number: 1966.35
Picture of 2 Inuit using this is in our North Greenland pictures. "For drilling holes on runners of sledges". In 1974, note said "probably joined with AM66.150.20 - ivory cap of which no record found"

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