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

Copyright Licence  

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