- Museum number
Wooden net float, carved in the form of a turtle, with vertebra sinker tied on with fibre or cane strip. Red ochre marks on the face of the turtle.
Length: 9.50 centimetres (max of vertebra)
Length: 15.50 centimetres (nose to tail of turtle)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- From a collection of 43 Solomon Islands artefacts purchased from Woodford for £90 from the Christy Fund in 1915, registered as Oc1915.21 to 64.
Woodford visited and resided in Solomon Islands between 1884 and 1914, first as a naturalist, then as first Resident Commissioner for the British Solomon Islands Protectorate
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1915C3.53 (old CDMS no.)