University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-58-125
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pearl Shell
Pigment
Technique:Incised
Length: 13.3cm
Width: 3.2cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Oval of pearl shell with engraving on one side representing, apparently, a human figure and a snake (?). The incised lines are filled with red ochre. One end is perforated for a belt. .


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