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Arefact of the day 21/8

August 22, 2013

seal toggleseal & JessieThe artefact of the day is a harpoon toggle shaped as a seal (yes, the cute animal always wins the vote). It was found by Jessie in area B. Suiting when this is one of the animals hunted for. The toggle fastened the harpoon point to the line. As with many other hunting weapons we find at Nunalleq toggling harpoon is part of a hunting technology with intense focus on the sea.

Charlotta

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