- Museum number
Turtleshell nose ornament with a penannular disc slit along lower edge.
Length: 5 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1976:
Turtleshell nose ornament: penannular disc slit along lower edge.
226-232 NEO, TEMOTU NEO, SANTA CRUZ.
An ethnographical collection formed between September 1975 and January 1976 in the New Hebrides and the Solomon Islands by Assistant Keeper Dorota C. Starzecka.
See Eth.Doc. 955; and Photographs (transparencies and black and white prints in Departmental Pictorial Archive).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased for the British Museum by Dorota C. Starzecka, Assistant Keeper, British Museum Dept. of Ethnography (Museum of Mankind), on a tour of Vanuatu and Solomon Islands between September 1975 and January 1976. (see Eth. Doc. 955 and photos in AOA archive).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 265 (Field number)