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Cowrie shell

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posted on 26.10.2021, 19:44 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Large Cowrie shell, length 7.7cm. Perfectly intact, with brown spots.

History

Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 142

Object ID

M6289

Catalogue Number

M 6289

Material

cowrie shell (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; cowrie shell) (Antiquarian Material; fish's shell, porcelain shell)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

cowrie shell (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; cowrie) (Antiquarian Keyword; fish's shell, concha Veneris, porcelain shell)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

misc

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