Unmodified tooth

Unknown people (Alaska Native), Alaska, Arctic

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collected 19th century

Whale tooth

Overall: 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm)

Overall: 6 1/8 x 2 3/16 in. (15.5 x 5.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Captain Worthen Hall and Polly D. Lovewell Hall

13.9.724

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Animal Remains

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Source unknown, in the Dartmouth College Museum collection by the late 19th century; probably collected by the Whaling Captain Worthen Hall (1802-1887), Croydon, New Hampshire [who sailed with his wife Polly D. Lovewell Hall (1807-1886) and his daughter], about 1827-1855; given to his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hall Hubbard (1849-about 1889), Croydon, New Hampshire [to be credited as a gift from her parents]; bequeathed to present collection, 1889; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red #13.85

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