Tebutje, Shark-toothed Weapon

Unidentified maker (Caroline Islands)



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: Gift of Reverend Edward Leeds Gulick, Class of 1883



Place Made: Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Oceania


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

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


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.

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