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Pendant, D82.2160

Physical Description

Bowenit/pounamu, tangiwai variety, pendant in form of a bird. Proximal (is perforated end) sides parallel; shaped to a rounded point ("tail") on right hand side, distal end. Left side curves to greater degree than right side. Proximal end rounded & perforated vertically - hole drilled from both sides. [Shape] in cross section. Proximal end discoloured, possible heated by fire.

Provenance

object went missing in 1967 and returned anonymously in 1982

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 95 x 17 x 5mm

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