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Whale Tooth

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Object Number:18192H
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Whale Tooth
Coconut Fiber
Length: 14.7 cm
Width: 4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891

Description

Sperm Whale tooth. Polished and probably oiled to give it a light honey color. Pierced at open end and tip for suspension. Open end attached to a twisted coconut fiber cord.

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