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We are reworking our Eskimo artifact pages with buy it now buttons and we will be adding some very nice pieces from our own collection. We hope you will like these artifacts.
 
Eskimo Artifacts


 
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Gaming Bird #1. These birds were used for some type of gaming by the ancient Eskimo people. It was excavated on St. Lawrence Island. Price $190.00 Click here to purchase.

 
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Fishing Lure. This is an old fishing lure that was made after contact making it a few hundred years old. It still has some of the grass woven rope for the line. Price $250.00 Click here to purchase.

 
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Very rare minature winged object. This winged object, or spear counter weight, was found on St. Lawrence Island and is in very good conditon. It has the three long ears as well as 2 small ears near the hole end. All are intact. It measures 1 1/2 inches wide and 1 inch tall. It is in very nice condition with just a little wear showing around the hole end. Picture is of different sides and a view of the hole end of one piece. Price $600.00 Click here to purchase.

 
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item whale1. This is an ivory whale effigy that is complete except for the hole in the tail end is missing half the hole. I don't know if it was used as an amulet, fishing weight, ceremonial or? It is from the old Bering Sea era which is one of the oldest cultures on Saint Lawrence Island, around 2,000 years ago. It is in very nice condition. You can see the mouth carved out and a blow hole in the top of piece. Also has a area carved out in the center of the bottom. It measures 4 inches long, 1 1/4 inches wide and 1 inch thick. Picture is of different views of one piece. Price is just $800.00. Click here to purchase.

 
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This ice tester/weapon. This ice tester was also a weapon for polar bears and people they might have to battle with. Price $300.00 Click here to purchase.


 
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This is a small toggle harpoon head in perfect condition that was probably a toy for a child to practice with. Maybe they could catch a small fish or small mammal. Picture is of different views of one piece. Price is just $35.00. Click here to purchase.



 
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This is a fossil ivory chain with a double whale effigy end. One of the whales tail has broken off but that happened many years ago. Chains are a very rare find and this one is in very good condition considering its age. Picture is of different views of one piece. Price is just $500.00. Click here to purchase.

 
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This is a very nice complete spear tip. Price $80.00 Click here to purchase.

 
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This is a small ivory human bust carving that was dug up on St. Lawrence Island this summer. It may have been a gaming piece and has no facial features. It is in very good condition and measures 3/4 of an inch tall. Picture is of three different angles of one piece. Price $165.00 Click here to purchase.

 
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This is a large tooth amulet. It is in great condition with a large nob carved in the top of it. Does have a crack down one edge as shown in picture. These teeth are hard to come by. It measures 3 inches long, 3/4 of an inch wide and 1/2 inch thick. This tooth was found on St. Lawrence Island. Picture is of three different angles of one piece. Price $300.00 Click here to purchase.

 
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Item #adze2. This is an ancient adze. Part of the end where the stone blade would go has broken off or worn away. $50.00
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Item ancient knife handle in good condition. Price $75.00
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Item comb. This comb is in nice condition. Looks like some of the butt end has broken off but all of the brisels are intact. Price $45.00
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This is a very nice awl. They were used to poke holes in skins for sewing clothing. Price $35.00
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Item This is a bird point for hunting birds with a bow and arrow. This one is a lot different than most bird points which are hollow on one end. It is made of bone Price $40.00
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This spear is near complete and in very good condition. The barbs are still sharp. $50.00
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This toggle harpoon is very different than most and is nearly complete with one small chip missing. Has some engraving on it. $45.00

 

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Item # Net Weight 2 - Ancient Walrus ivory Fishing net weight. This museum quality piece measures 2 1/4 inches long, 2 1/2 inches wide at the widest point and is 1 5/8 inches thick at the thickest point and is complete. Has two holes in the top v shaped grooves and the holes are running the opposite direction of most weights. We don't find many fishing weights in this nice of condition very often. Price $150.00 Please email or call for ordering.
 

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