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Necklace

Museum number:
1-1552
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010001552
Alternate number:
136 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.17 and Acc.86
Object count:
1
Description:
Dentalium shell, 5 strand.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwestern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Yurok
Collector:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection date:
1901
Taxon:
Dentaliidae
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1903 and November 20, 1901
Context of use:
Personal adornment.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 55 centimeters
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