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ornament, currency

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Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Description
    breast ornament of dog's teeth. very fine. used as currency.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    24, 20144, 1934.145
  • Accession number
    1934.145
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Display location
    Pacific Masterpieces
  • Record richness

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1934.145, 20144, 24
  • Culture
  • Collection
  • Production
  • Consists of
    • › dog
    • › plant fibre
      This object was assessed as part of the Light Sensitivity Gallery Survey in G62 Pacific Masterpieces.
  • Dimensions
    • length : 440mm
      (This object was measured as part of a Light Sensitivity gallery survey, undertaken by Sabine Weik in G62 Pacific Masterpieces gallery, on 28.1.2015 (MPH 05/11/2015).)
    • width : 90mm
      (This object was measured as part of a Light Sensitivity gallery survey, undertaken by Sabine Weik in G62 Pacific Masterpieces gallery, on 28.1.2015 (MPH 05/11/2015).)
    • depth : 20mm
      (This object was measured as part of a Light Sensitivity gallery survey, undertaken by Sabine Weik in G62 Pacific Masterpieces gallery, on 28.1.2015 (MPH 05/11/2015).)
  • Record created
    21 August 2002

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