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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0243A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0243A,B; Ornaments (2 earrings?)
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Ornaments (2 earrings?)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
Other Geographic Data Melanesia
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Turtle shell (tortoiseshell)
Description Pair of carved shell ornaments, possibly earrings.
Dimensions (cm) Width = A=4.6; B=5.6, Thickness = A,B=0.8, Length = A,B=5.6