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Bottle of coconut shell inlaid with pearlshell
- Curator's comments
- Register reads:
[SOLOMON IS. Believed by A.D. to have been used as a sextant, the lower half being filled with water to ecate a horizon.] See Rear-Adml. Hugh Rodman in Jour. Polyn. Soc., vol.37, p.75, and note by J.F.G. Stokes of Bishop Museum.
The brackets indicate that the provenance is conjectural.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register reads, for collection Oc1938,1001 as a whole:
Given by Miss E. K. B. Lister, 11 Western Terrace, Falmouth. / Collected by the donor's father and brother (in whose memory they are given).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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