Ornament Fragment (uncertain)


From: Truk Islands | Tol Islands | Polle

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2013-18-80K
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Truk Islands | Tol Islands | Polle
Section Oceanian
Materials Conus Shell (uncertain)

Curved fragment of shell (Conus sp.?), triangular cross-section. Some rough accretions and naturally occurring small round holes. Groove along part of inner face. One of a collection of shell ornaments and fragments, mostly segments of rings, found together in an approximately 10 by 2 foot area of storm eroded beach on Polle Island.

Length 7.6 cm
Width 0.3 cm
Thickness 0.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Stephen B. Richmond, 2013
Other Number 393 - Collector Number

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