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Whale Tooth

Object Number:2003-32-105
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Caledonia
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Whale Tooth
Height: 3.5 cm
Length: 12.1 cm
Width: 5.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1994.X.11389 - Other Number
16862 - Other Number

Description

Large tooth of sperm whale (cachalot), yellow, stained. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Handwritten on it: Nlle. Caledonie 16302 / Dent de Cachelos [Cachalot]. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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