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Two Flue Harpoon


Martha's Vineyard Museum

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About this artifact

This is a two-flue harpoon head made of iron and has an arrow shaped tip. It would have been attached to a long wooden pole, and used for taking large fish. Using this type of harpoon dates back for more than 1,000 years.

Width: 4" (at prongs) Length: 38" Depth: 1 3/8" (at hollow)

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