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- Object: Round Dance (Honey Bee)
Cast bronze medal with micro-mosaic and gilt inlay. (whole)
Four honey bees in a hive; bees and honeycomb in relief; below, bright gold interlocking loops.
Micro mosaic with bee design, in background of dry barren earth.
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Diameter: 84 millimetres
Weight: 505.42 grammes
Thickness: 10 millimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
- The Round Dance is a communication behaviour of a returning honeybee to indicate the location of a food source. The reverse of the medal depicts a world where the only bee left is a depiction on a mosaic, found under a landscape barren of crops.
- Not on display
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