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Object Number:
97-120-211
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Fijian
Provenience:
Fiji Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Shell
Wood
Plant Fiber
Description:
Two cowrie shells, one light in color the other dark, lashed to stick with plant fiber cord. "A plummet was attached to the line which descends underneath and the bait spitted upon the stick protruding from the shells."
Length:
24cm
Width:
7.5cm
Thickness:
5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Other Number:
L-120-211   -   Old Museum Number
10584   -   ANSP Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010)
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