{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 11132, "URL" : "http://embark.colby.edu/Obj11132", "Disp_Access_No" : "1966.4", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "0", "_Disp_End_Date" : "0", "Disp_Title" : "Bone knife with three metal blades [meteoric iron]", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Bone knife with three metal teeth", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Unidentified Inuk Artist", "Sort_Artist" : "Inuit", "Disp_Dimen" : "10 x 1 in. (25 x 3 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "10 in.", "Disp_Width" : "1 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "bone", "Support" : "metal", "Disp_Medium" : "bone on metal", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This knife has an antler handle and a series of small blades made from chips of meteoric iron. It was probably made before European and American whalers and explorers became frequent visitors to northwestern Greenland in the ninteenth century, bringing with them smelted iron in many forms.", "Dedication" : "Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "tool", "Creation_Place2" : "Greenland", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/1966.4_1000.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/1966.4_1000.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/1966.4_1000.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/1966.4_1000.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "42653", "Image_Type" : "Main", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "Knife with meteoric iron blades", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 11182, "URL" : "http://embark.colby.edu/Obj11182", "Disp_Access_No" : "1966.45", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "0", "_Disp_End_Date" : "0", "Disp_Title" : "Inughuit (Polar Eskimo) knife", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Knife used by Polar Eskimo", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Unidentified Inuk Artist", "Sort_Artist" : "Inuit", "Disp_Dimen" : "14 1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in. 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(11 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "4 3/8 in.", "Disp_Width" : "1/8 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "each needle", "Medium" : "ivory", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "ivory", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Inughuit women used bone or ivory needles for sewing before steel needles became available through trade in the ninteenth century. Such needles were fragile and women protected them with beautiful ivory needle cases. 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