Abscess Shield


Marcus A. Baker (1849-1903), a scientist who joined the U.S. Coast Survey in 1873, collected this abscess shield from Plover Bay, Siberia.

Ref: “Death of Marcus A. Baker,” Washington Post (Dec. 13, 1903), p. 9.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.046259Catalog Number: 046259

Object Name: Abscess Shieldabscess shield

Physical Description: bone (overall material)skin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 13.335 cm x 9.2075 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5de8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724512

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