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Throwing board (E340223)

Image | Hunter, 1877

A hunter dressed in a gut parka uses a throwing board to hurl a dart at a seal. Additional darts are lashed to the deck of his kayak and held in place with line guards. St. Michael, 1877.

Photo by Edward W. Nelson; courtesy of the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, 01425800.