It was used to hunt porpoises, dolphins and "huemules", to spear fish in shallow waters and in fighting.


  • Title: Kawésqar spearhead, "tant-tarrh"
  • Date: 1801-1900
  • Location: Magallanes and Chilean Anctartica Region (Chile)
  • Type: Weapons
  • Original Source: Museo Nacional de Antropología
  • Rights: Museo Nacional de Antropología
  • Medium: Whale bone
  • Photographer: Javier Rodríguez Barrera

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