Hippopotamus

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Catalog # Name Description
1 1997.28.8.0001 Hippopotamus Hippo teeth (a. and b.) that are tan and worn at ends. Teeth open at one end and very fragile. Other end of each is worn and darkened. B. cracked at the bottom of the toost. A. and b. are lfrom the bottom of the mouth and were used to help with the tearing process. Color: TN,BR,BK
2 1997.28.8.0002 Hippopotamus Two hippo teeth (a. and b.) that are tan and worn at ends. Teeth open at end previously connected to mouth of hippo at bottom of jaw, and are very fragile. Bott of a. is cracked along the entire length of tooth. Both teeth are chipped and worn at ends from use. B. Has several cracks near the top of the tooth. A third of each tooth was located under the skin. #2a in "African Experience" exhibit at Provost Office 11/15/05 - 11/15/07. Color: TN,BR,BK
3 1997.28.8.0003 Hippopotamus Curved hippo tteth (a. and b.) that were located at the top of the mouth. Tan in color with darkened areas from wear. The inside of the teeth is filled with a darkened bone marrow. The ends are very dark in colorl Color: TN,BR,BK
4 1997.28.8.0004 Hippopotamus Hippo teeth ( a. and b.) that were part of the front upper part of the jaw. Tan in color with endges worn and discolored from use. Teeth are curved and chipped and nicked at edges. Both in "African Experience" exhibit at Provost Office 11/15/05 - 11/15/07. Color: TN,BR,BK
5 1997.28.8.0005 Hippopotamus Two hipp teeth that are each broken into two pieces ( a.b.c.d.) Teeth were located in the front of the bottom jaw of the hippo and are tan in color. They are very discolored and worn from use. Each tooth is broken in half along the length of the tooth. The teeth are curved and designed for tearing food. A thired of each tooth was located under the skin. Color: TN,BR,BK