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Animal teeth
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Animal teeth
Item Details
Public
Culture
Yir Yoront
Title
Animal teeth
Work Type
tooth
Date
1930's
Material
Tooth, resin
Period
Australian Aboriginal
Measurements
L: 4.8 cm
Description
One of five long pointed teeth, quite white, all have or had resin on their basal, they apparently were attached to or embedded in some kind of fibrous material since fiver imprints are visible in the resin.
Accession Number
Anthr1973_001_0066_01
Related Item
Penny D. Aldrich "Yir Yoront: The Australian Collection"
Subject
Aboriginal Australians
Condition Notes
Good
teeth in good condition but resin is breaking off.
Donor
Lauriston Sharp
Old Catalog Number
973.1.66
Sub-collection
Yir Yoront ethnographic collection
Provenance
West Coast of Cape York Peninsula
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
2620147.fpx
SSID
2620147