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Stone, Worked, Pendant, D45.300

Physical Description

Pounamu/nephrite pendant - crumbly, chipped Very stylized bird man in profile with squared top, slight projection for stomach, large projection left side for buttocks, curved to foot. Right side curved representing knee & foot. Not notched (see Skinner) ; Ref Comparatively Spkg p54 (4.20)

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Chatoyant
Opaque
Still contains crituant in hollows - suitable for study of abrasives used in grinding ops.
Low Temperature Heat Treated. Reground after Heating.
Unfinished

Provenance

Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 85 x 43 x 12mm

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