Fossilised shark's tooth, perforated at top and ti

Made:
1800-1900

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Fossilised shark's tooth, perforated at top and tied with string, carried as cure for toothache by workman of Antwerp, 1909, provenance unknown, 1800-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A132449
Materials:
string and tooth
type:
therapeutic amulets folk medicine (therapy) and folk medicine (therapy) and therapeutic amulets
credit:
Lovett, E.R.