Museum exhibit /Device for catching fish
The home-made device for catching fish was found in the area of the Vorkuta-Vom jetty in 2004 during a school local history expedition led by I.V. Vitman and O.A. Gudovanyi. It is kept in the History and Geology Museum “A Town in the North of Russia” in School No.14. (Vorgashor Settlement, Vorkuta). Photograph: 24.03.2011 
 
 
 
 
Authenticity
 
Registration number in museum acquisition book 16
 
SourceExpedition
 
Date of acquisition2004
 
Types of exhibitsMuseum exhibits/Objects/
 
Thematic indexLife in Captivity/
 
Size25 х 11 см
 
Materials
 
Description of exhibitA multi-toothed metal harpoon, with 9 hook-shaped teeth welded to a handle and with a circular hole for attaching a wooden handle.
 
State of preservationUndamaged
 
Detailed annotationThis home-made device for catching fish (a multi-tooth harpoon) was found in the area of the jetty at Vorkuta-Vom in 2004 during a Local History Expedition carried out by a school tourist-club led by I.V. Vitman and O.A. Gudovanyi. It is welded and has a slot for attaching a handle. It is kept in the History and Geological Museum at School No.14 (Vorgashor Settlement, Vorkuta). Photo: 24.03.2011.
 
PersonsGudovanyi Oleg Alekseevich, Head of the Expedition
 
PersonsVitman Irina Vladimirovna, Head of the Museum; Head of the Expedition
 
Web page?Yes
 
 
Museum exhibit /Device for catching fish