Mollusc shell: Egg cowrie, Ovula ovum; Frances Shakespear; 2015.232.101

Name/Title

Mollusc shell: Egg cowrie, Ovula ovum

About this object

A smooth, shiny white oval shell. This shell is from a marine gastropod, usually found in the Indian or Pacific Oceans, including at the Kermadec Islands.

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

Cowrie/Shell, 0 - Whole

Measurements

HxWxD (3D mm YxXxZ): H 75 x W 45 x D 35mm (H 2 15/16 x W 1 3/4 x D 1 3/8in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.101

Copyright Licence  

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