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Large piece of crescent shaped shell with striations from grinding on surface. Wavy and linear layers of shell visible at edges with orange patina in places.
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Length: 22.20 centimetres (tip to tip)
Thickness: 1.10 centimetres
Width: 3.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- BM register notes: 'Lip of Cassis sp.? shell. Bought at Hulaa. Nose ornament in the making.' Comment by Heather Donoghue, Ph.D candidate, UEA, 2020.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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