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Object Number:29-50-764
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Tschepandei
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Turtle Shell
Shell
Plant Fiber
Outside Diameter:7.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:507 - Other Number

Description

Cf. 29-50-763. The shell rings (eleven) are fastened to the tortoise shell strip with a lashing smeared with a resinous substance; two lengths of chain made from plaited fibres hang from the earring.


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