University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:97-80-60
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
St. Lawrence Island
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-80-60 - Old Museum Number
29581 - ANSP Number
6413 - Other Number

Description

For a toothache. Said to have been used for biting on to relieve pain. Tapering to both ends, with perforation at one end.


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