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Nautilus shell

Scope note

Use for the shell of the pearly nautilus, Nautilus macromphalus, native to the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans, used to make decorative objects such as cups, salts, and jewelry, and as carving material.

This term has 1 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

3000261383

Broader Terms used

shell (animal material)

Term used for

nautilus
shell, nautilus

Equivalent Terms used

nautilus shells

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Nautilus Shell Cup

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unidentified

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