Inuit Artifacts -Walrus Harpoon

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This harpoon is another stabbing tool, but the head is detachable from the wooden base. The rope, of course, is for hanging on to the walrus once it has been taken. Not something I’d ever be willing to try as a walrus can be very big, heavy and armed with fearsome tusks. The hunter must be willing to risk his life for the benefits such an animal brings back to his family.

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