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Pendant, D28.524

Physical Description

Bird form pounamu/nephrite pendant. Inaka variety. light, burnt black around edge. Stylised pigeon compare with 4.62, 4.63 p63 comparatively speaking with small projection for beak, rounded stomach, rounded tail.
Nephrite chipped at bottom Perforation - drilled both sides

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Opaque
Tremolite Xls inclusions
Low temperature heat treated. Reground after heating.
Finished

Provenance

Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 77 x 38 x 10mm

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