ALASKAN NATIVE MADE MASTODON BONE ULU KNIFE ~ ARTIFACT

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 17, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
Alaskan native hand MADE ULU KNIFE ~ FOSSILIZED MASTODON BONE ARTIFACT HANDLE WITH A FOSSIIZED MASTODON BONE BASE SIGNED...
THIS IS A AMAZING ULU PRONOUCED ( OOLOO) THIS KNIFE HAS BEEN MADE WITH A HANDLE OF CARVED FOSSILIZED MASTODON BONE THAT WAS FOUND ON THE ALASKAN YUKON RIVER. THE HANDLE MEASURES 4-1/2 INCHES LONG X 1-3/4 INCHES WIDE X 1 INCH THICK........,THE BASE IS A 6 INCH LONG X 3 INCH ACROSS X 1 INCH THICK MASTODON BONE THAT CAME FROM A SLED RUNNER, THIS PEICE WAS THE TIP OF THE SLED RUNNER AND THE ARTIFACT WAS ON DISPLAY AT THE SOUTH EASTERN ALASKAN MUSEUM, AND THEN TURNED INTO A REMARKABLE BASE FOR DISPLAY OF THIS AMAZING ULU KNIFE AND TO DISPLAY THE INCREDIBLE SLED RUNER ARTIFACT THAT THE AGE HAS BEEN ESTAMATED AT OVER 1000 YEARS OLD THE MASTODON BONE ITSELF IS AROUND 32,0000 YEARS OLD, AND WAS LAYING IN WAIT UNDER THE TUNDRA FOR THE ALASKAN NATIVES OF THE YUKON RIVER TO DISCOVER AND THEN TURN THIS HARD MATRIAL IN TO A TOOL!!!.... WITH GREAT DEEP MOCHA BROWN AND TAN COLOR. THE BASE IS ALSO SIGNED C.C.U. ALASKA ULU ON THE BOTTOM....
THIS KNIFE, ULU HAS A GREAT FEEL IN YOUR HAND AND CAN BE USE A GREAT AID IN THE KITCHEN, AND OR IN THE FIELD. THE KNIFE IS MADE FROM 440 STAINLESS STEEL AND WILL NOT RUST. THIS KNIFE CAN BE SHAPPENED HOWEVER IN THE 10 YEARS OF MAKEING THESE KNIFES WE HAVE NEVER LOST A EDGE YET! THIS IS A 5-1/2 INCH BLADE AND THE CAVITY W YOUR
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