Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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nose bone
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • nose bone, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
  • bone, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width: 15 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 7/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3729

The nearly straight, cylindrical portion of bone has ends that are filled with black resin and are rounded.