- Museum number
Polished bird bone decorated with incised bands and hatched sections encircling the shaft. The hole cut close to the narrow end suggests this piece may have been a whistle.
Diameter: 1 centimetres
Length: 17.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition "Nanaimo". The collection as a whole was obtained by Comrie while employed as a Medical Officer on HMS Sparrowhawk in the 1860s. No catalogue of the collection survives.s.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1870C1.6822 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 69 (Pre-accession Comrie collection number)
Miscellaneous number: Am1870C0803.21