Sword

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Title

Sword

Alternative Title

Object ID 0466

Description

One long tapering cylindrical piece of wood and one short curved rectangular piece of wood both with shark teeth tied on in rows by reed twine and human hair.

Source

Oberlin College Ethnographic Collection (OCEC)

Date

1865-1875

Rights

All images and data in this collection are the property of Oberlin College affiliates. Images may be downloaded for personal use only. All requests to publish or use this material professionally should be directed to Linda Grimm, Emerita Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Oberlin College Oberlin, OH 44074

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Object Item Type Metadata

Culture

Unknown

Country of origin

Gilbert Islands

Material

Wood; Reed Grass; String Twine Thread; Animal Bone

Physical Dimensions

Width: Teeth: 0.5-1 cm Long piece: 66 cm short piece: 25.5 cm; Circumference: Long piece bottom: 7.9 cm Top: 3 cm

Acquisition date

1865-1875

Collector

Church, E.P. (Edward)

Repository

Oberlin College. Dept. of Anthropology

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