Nadlok and the Origin of the Copper Inuit

Harpoon heads

Open socket harpoon heads are Thule types 2 (middle right) and 3 (bottom right). The middle right harpoon head lacks a line hole and may be a toy. Three closed socket harpoon heads are small and barbless, and like type 3, with the endblade slit parallel to the line hole (center and middle bottom). The last two heads are bilaterally barbed (top right). Stratigraphic separation between open and later closed socket heads is unclear.

Figure 1 Harpoon Heads found at the Nadlok site.

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