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Elephant tusks. Widely used for decorative carving in period and since. Hence the sharp fall in elephant numbers in modern times, since ivory can only be obtained from a dead jumbo.
Ivory can also be obtained from dead narwhals. They're also running short in numbers, too. Is this a coincidence ?