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tooth key; dental instrument

tooth key; dental instrument

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Object Name
Key, Extraction
dental instrument
tooth key
claw (1): 3/16 in x 3/4 in x 1 1/16 in;.47625 cm x 1.905 cm x 2.69875 cm
claw (2): 1/8 in x 5/8 in x 13/16 in;.3175 cm x 1.5875 cm x 2.06375 cm
key: 3/4 in x 5 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 13.6525 cm x 4.7625 cm
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catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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