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Cowrie shell

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posted on 27.10.2021, 19:21 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Mayer card: Foreign Sea Shell, Cyprea Pantherina, 3 1/2 inch long.Original label: Barfreston 1772, Tumulus 28 (wrong!)The Gatty Slip attributes M 6538 to Sibertswold grave 180. – B.B.

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Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 180

Object ID

M6538

Catalogue Number

M 6538

Material

cowrie shell (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; foreign sea shell, cyprea Pantherina) (Antiquarian Material; cowry, concha Veneris)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

cowrie shell (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; foreign sea shell, cyprea Pantherina) (Antiquarian Keyword; concha Veneris, cowry)

Status

lost

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

misc

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