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Shell: E.109.1921

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Cowrie shell (c.annulus)

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.025 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Oxford Expedition to Nubia (1912-13)

Dating

Production date: circa 750 BC

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.109.1921
Primary reference Number: 52128
Oldadmincategory: Misc
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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