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Medway, Lord, 1959. Rhinoceros' and pigs' teeth as Niah charms?. Sarawak Museum Journal 8: 637-638, fig. 1

Location: Asia - South East Asia - Borneo
Subject: Value - Related to Horn
Species: Asian Rhino Species

Original text on this topic:
1959, Borneo, The 'dragon' teeth identified by Professor von Koenigswald (above) from Chinese pharmacies in Sarawak are quite expensive medicine. In Kuching they are sold by weight at $2.50 a tahil (4s. 4 ? d. an ounce); by comparison dried frogs and centipedes cost 5 cents each, and sea horses 50 cents, but highest priced, and hard to find, are fresh rhinoceros teeth, at $25 each (fossil and semi-fossil rhino teeth are sold as dragons'). If he wishes, the poor man may buy gratings of rhino teeth at a price pro rata.

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