About this object

History of use

For scraping skins


According to the old Museum ledger, Ian M. Mackinnon presented Frank Burnett with this collection of Inuit objects. They were collected during his three years of residence in the Coppermine River area, probably 1921-24.

Physical description

Oblong, bar-shaped piece of mottle white and brown bone with one curved end and a small hole through the centre.