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Bead ornament

human history
  • Other Name

    lei (Hawaiian)

    pendant

    Bead ornament (English)

  • Description

    Bead ornament. This is a carved ivory whale bone bead. It is shaped like a an oval sphere. Its form taper's off into two flat surfaces on each side. Both sides feature a drilled perforation that connects internally. Its surface is smooth and pale yellow in colour.

  • Place
  • Accession Number
    1931.339
  • Accession Date
    1931
  • Other Id

    16529.1 (ethnology)

  • Department
ornament, 1931.339, 16529.1, Photographed by Denise Baynham,… … Read more

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