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Pendant, D34.739

Physical Description

Nephrit/pounamu, mid-green, inanga variety. Bird form, both left and right side edges slightly convex Right side edge shorter than left. Distal edge slopes & curves to left side forming tail. Proximal edge perforation drilled on right side. Original perforation in centre broken and reshaped into mouth. Drilled from front & back. Chipped & cracked on front & bac.k

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
High transparency
Purplish Brown Talc inclusions
Micro Crimp Folds
Natural. Chipped Cutting edge. Broken top.
Finished

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 82 x 36mm

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