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Bear Tooth
Bear Tooth
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Tooth
Dimensions:
1 1/4 x 3 x 5/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.48
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Bear tooth with a carved knob at the root base for attachment; was probably worn as an amulet. The tooth has been repaired with glue to prevent further splitting.

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