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Horn

Scope note

Outgrowth of modified skin or compacted hair, often occuring in pairs, projecting from the frontal bones on either side of the skull, consisting of a nondeciduous cuticle composed of keratin. Distinguished from "antler," which is modified bone.

This term has 141 records attributed within our system.

Term type

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Object category

Getty AAT term number

300011826

Broader Terms used

<keratinous material>

Narrower Terms used

ox horn
stag's horn

Created

11yrs ago

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Folding fan

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Folding fan

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Love's Arrows

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Folding fan

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