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Teeth, crystal, and seed

Museum number:
5-15986a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210515986a@2dc
Alternate number:
[TBD-MTB, 10/2/2009] (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.4677
Object count:
219
Description:
33 pieces of clear quartz, 2 seed pods, 185 teeth (shark?), fabric bag (possible to carry the items in).
Donor:
Berta Bascom
Collection place:
Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Nigeria; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
unknown
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
December 15, 1995
Context of use:
according to Berta Bascom, May, 1995, these materials were purchased and collected by William to use in the restoration of his collection.
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Comment:
According to Mrs. Bascom, objects were purchased and collected by Dr. Bascom to use in restoration of his collection. PAHMA Storage Loc: W 5-Bascom-10
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