Tooth pendant

Description
Part of a high status necklace.

Donated by the family of Dr John Teschemaker to RAMM in 1869. Teschemaker’s family were plantation owners in Guyana (formerly British Guiana).
Accession Loan No.
39/2000/1
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Common Name
tooth pendant
Simple Name
ornament
Full Name
jaguar tooth necklace element
Dimensions
whole length 85 mm
Cultural Group
Arawak
Production Town
Essequibo
Production County
Demerara
Production Country
Guyana
Production Area Region
South America
Production Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Family Group

Material
jaguar tooth
Function Name
personal ornament
Function Detail
neckwear
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
America

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