|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Date Made:||Before 1903|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1904|
Flat stone disc with a hole in the middle. Light brown in color, sparkly where chipped. Such stones, which vary in size from a few inches to many feet in diameter, were used on the island of Yap as currency and exchange valuables. The stone, which when clean somewhat resembles quartz, was quarried on the island of Pelau, from which the discs were transported to Yap by raft and canoe.
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