- Museum number
Rectangular linen bag stamped 298 in black ink containing the top portion (apex and spire) of two Conomurex luhuanus shells with orange-brown linear markings.
- Production date
Width: 2.50 - 2.80 centimetres (shells)
Height: 2 centimetres (shells)
Length: 19 centimetres (bag)
Width: 13 centimetres (bag)
- Curator's comments
Stored in cotton bag with no. "298" printed.
Label inside bag with "Daniels Ethnographic Expedition" printed. Handwritteb 'Strombus sp. tops/Hulaa. Another handwritten label: "Strombus lukuanus L."
Expedition label stamped 'DANIELS ETHNOGRAPHICAL EXPEDITION' (left portion cut away) written in pencil by Charles Seligman reads: 'Strombus sp. tops Hulaa'. Further paper note inside bag written in pencil by Charles Seligman reads: 'Strombus luhuanus L.' Note Strombus luhuanus, Lineaus, is a synonym of Conomurex luhuanus. Comment by Heather Donoghue, Ph.D candidate, UEA, 2020.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous Number: 298 (Cooke Daniels Number)