University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2004-12-5.4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Malaita
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Technique:Carved
Inlaid
Credit Line:Gift of Marilyn and Robert Forney, 2004
Other Number:ED2770L - Museum Education Number

Description

Piece of diorama illustrating the manufacture and wearing of shell ornaments/currency. Rough shell discs imbedded in wood for grinding flat. Associated with figure 2004-12-5.5


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