This oliphant was made by an unknown maker, provenance and date unknown. It is made of ivory, elaborately carved, with an ivory mouthpiece.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.65.0599Accession Number: 1991.0406Catalog Number: 65.0599

Object Name: oliphant

Physical Description: ivory (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/4 in x 37 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 94.615 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-3055-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606572

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