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Amulet, D40.538

Physical Description

Bowenite/tangiwai variety, pendant, fish form with 7 serrations along top edge Right side & bottom edge squared, left side rounded
[Flattened oval] in cross section. Cracked on both sides
Ground towards perimeter on both sides
Perforation - from both sides, situated on left side of serrations Joined to toggle by 3 ply rope
Toggle - light green nephrite, tahutahi variety, triangular in shape
Crudely made side edges polished uneven thicknesses chipped & cracked.

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Transparent
White Spots inclusions
Notched (7) attached to piece to D40.539
Natural.
Finished

Provenance

Locality:
Found by Guy Merrell
Source:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 74 x 38 x 10mm

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