Medium: Hippopotamus tooth
Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 1 x 1 1/4 in. (9.5 x 2.5 x 3.2 cm)
Accession Number: 22.1235
Catalogue Description: Pendant with slightly curved torso, carved in the round from a hippopotamus tooth. Face is oval-shaped; eyes, oval and closed; and nose, triangular. From back, headdress is flat with large cross carved in relief. Neck composed of three stacked folds or rings. Arms are close to body; hands hold breasts. Two curved projections extend from bottom of figure on each side. Wooden core is inserted in hollowed-out bottom of figure. Slight discoloration in center of torso; small check on top of head. Below neck area a hole pierces entire object for suspension.