Tebutje, Shark-toothed Weapon
Inidentified maker (Gilbert Islands)
Wood, shark teeth (Carcharhinus albimarginatus) and cord
Overall: 29 5/16 × 1 9/16 × 3/8 in. (74.5 × 4 × 1 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Professor E. D. Elston
Place Made: Gilbert Islands, Kiribati, Micronesia, Oceania
Not on view
ANTH 74, The Human Spectrum, Nathaniel Dominy, Spring 2015
The Art of War: Melanesian and Polynesian Expressions of Beauty and Violence, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 27-May 13, 2001.
Professor Ellsworth David Elston (1889-1964), Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1944.
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