Tebutje, Shark-toothed Weapon

Inidentified maker (Gilbert Islands)

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Wood, shark teeth (Carcharhinus albimarginatus), coconut fiber

Overall: 34 5/8 × 1 3/16 in. (88 × 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly

22.2.4349

Geography

Place Made: Gilbert Islands, Kiribati, Micronesia, Oceania

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Research Area

Oceania

Not on view

Course History

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

Provenance

Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly (1851-1927), West Newton, Massachusetts; given to the present collection, 1922.

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