Dentalium Fossil Shells; 0000.1105

Name/Title

Dentalium Fossil Shells

About this object

Dentalium Fossil Shells. Maori used them as necklaces with fibre threaded through the centres.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Bone ?

Measurements

Box: L 75mm x W 34mm x H 28mm
Fossil 1: diam. 9 mm, H 10mm
Fossil 2: diam. 6 mm, H 9 mm
Fossil 3: diam. 8 mm, H 11mm

Object Type

Archaeology- ancient

Object number

0000.1105

Rights

All rights reserved

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