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Pendant, D33.2016

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu, kahurangi variety, high translucency, possible bird form.
Left side straight. Right side curves prominently forming stomach and slopes to left side forming tail. Flattened in cross section Proximal end broken off. Cracked.

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Chatoyant bands
High transparency
Tremolite Xls inclusions
Natural. One end broken.
Finished

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 90 x 37mm

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