Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hymen breaker
  • Potawatomi peoples
  • hymen breaker, late 1800s–1964
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • wood, stone
  • Object Length/Width: 18 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1447

The cylindrical wooden object has an expansion at one end. Small pebbles appear to be embedded in both ends.