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labret

(lā′brĕt) [L. labrum, lip]
A decorative piercing through the center of the lower lip.
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Although rare, some formative-period figurines seem to depict individuals with nasal septum ornaments or labrets. It is possible that certain disk-shaped forms were worn in the nose or lip, rather than the earlobe, or that these disks could be worn variously in any of these locations.
You have to put a bar, called a labret, in for four to six weeks first, this allows it to swell.
LABRET A A burner used in chemistry B An ornament inserted in the lip C Plaintive who am I?
Previous examinations of coal artifacts from the Bache Peninsula region of eastern Ellesmere Island, including the analysis of beads and a possible labret, showed that the artifacts consisted of a variety of coal and organic-rich shale types (lignite, boghead coal, cannel shale), some of which could be traced to nearby outcrop exposures (Kalkreuth et al., 1993a).
3 3 Flaked chert/greenstone 0 8 by level 6 not classified above Ground slate splinter 0 0 4 Miscellaneous 2 3 1 Household Lamps 1 4 11 Pottery 15.3 lb 0 0 Spoon fragment 1 0 0 Ceremonial, Other Artifacts Incised figurines 4 0 0 Incised tablet 0 1 0 Labret 1 1 0 Grooved tooth 1 0 0 Artifact Total 22+ pottery 357 393 (1) Assignment of an artifact to the Old Kiavak component by level generally means recovery from Level 4 or deeper.
In the Northwest, Norton ceramics originating in Asia appeared and spread southward and eastward from there (Griffin, 1960; Dumond, 2000; Anderson et al., 2011), while ground slate technology, pecked stone lamps, and lip adornment with labrets originated in southern Alaska and spread northward from there (Clark, 1982; Dumond, 2000).
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