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Cowry shell necklace

Museum number:
11-39490
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Object count:
1
Description:
Necklace: Shells of Cypraea annulus (”gold ring cowrie”)
Collection place:
Samoa
Culture or time period:
Samoan
Taxon:
Monetaria annulus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Department:
Cat. 11 - Oceania (incl. Australia)
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