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Long shell necklace

Date: 1994
Dimensions:
735 x 45 x 20 mm, 0.3 kg
Display Dimensions: 68 mm
Medium: Luthuluthu (neritina) shells, arbus seeds, fishing line
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Necklace
Object No: 00027405
Place Manufactured:Elcho Island

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    SignificanceSome of the earlier acquistions to the Indigenous collection.
    The shells are Luthuluthu (neritina) shells, which are being harder today to gather. The necklace also features the vibrant red arbus seeds.
    The length of the necklace show that the materials were more abundant to gather in those times.
    HistorySome of the earlier acquistions to the Indigenous collection.
    The shells are Luthuluthu (neritina) shells, which are being harder today to gather. The necklace also features the vibrant red arbus seeds.
    The length of the necklace show that the materials were more abundant to gather in those times.

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