Sword

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Title

Sword

Alternative Title

Object ID 0483

Description

Three-pronged dagger with wooden frame; rows of shark teeth bound by twine and human hair with fish skin binding on handle.

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

Format

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Object Item Type Metadata

Culture

Other

Country of origin

Gilbert Islands

Material

Wood; String Twine Thread; Animal Bone; Animal Skin; Reed Grass; Miscellaneous Organic (Seeds); Unknown

Physical Dimensions

Width: Total: 59.9 cm; Teeth: 1.0 cm

Acquisition date

1865-1875

Collector

Church, E.P. (Edward)

Repository

Oberlin College. Dept. of Anthropology

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