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Cowrie Shell; 1989.7.16

Cowrie Shell; 1989.7.16
Cowrie Shell; 1989.7.16 Cowrie Shell; 1989.7.16
Name/Title
Cowrie Shell
About this object
Cowrie Shell - this particular one is commonly known as a Tiger Cowrie (misnamed however, as it has spotslike a leopard - not stripe like a tiger).
In the past hese shells were used as currency in island nations.

Collection
Wright Family
Object Type
Shell
Object number
1989.7.16

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