Mollusc shell: Leviathan cowrie, Lyncina leviathan; Frances Shakespear; 2015.232...

Name/Title

Mollusc shell: Leviathan cowrie, Lyncina leviathan

About this object

The oval shell is pale cream coloured with faded orange lateral bands. This shell is from a marine gastropod usually found in the Indian or Pacific Oceans, including around Australia.

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

Cowrie/Shell, 0 - Whole

Measurements

HxWxD (3D mm YxXxZ): H 65 x W 40 x D 35mm (H 2 9/16 x W 1 9/16 x D 1 3/8in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Named Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.105

Copyright Licence  

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