Tebutje, Shark-toothed Weapon

Unidentified maker (Caroline Islands)

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1865

Wood, shark teeth (Carcharhinus obscurus), coconut fiber cord

Overall: 16 7/16 × 1 7/8 × 13/16 in. (41.7 × 4.8 × 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend Edward Leeds Gulick, Class of 1883

13.2.630

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Micronesia, Caroline Islands

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 74, The Human Spectrum, Nathaniel Dominy, Spring 2015

Provenance

Possibly collected by the Missionary Reverend Luther Halsey Gulick (1832-1891), in Hawaii, about 1862-1870; to his son, Edward Leeds Gulick (1862-1931), Class of 1883; given to presented collection, 1889.

Old Number

Red #13.100

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