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Necklaces (fragments) tuinga kahoa

Necklaces (fragments) tuinga kahoa

Place: Tonga
Category: Jewellery & adornment

seeds, shells, cord, Tonga, Inv. Oz 187

Humphrey No. 65: ‘another [Necklace] formed of oval brown seeds, from ditto [Friendly Isles].’ (= Oz 188)

Humphrey No.66: ‘another [Necklace] made of oval brown seeds (different from 65) having two white Midas’s Ear Shells intermixed from the Friendly Islands.’ (= Oz 187)

Oz 187 consists of 25 small brown oval seeds and two white snail shells. Oz 188 consists of 44 small brown oval seeds. Inken Köhler, Ulrike Rehr, Gundolf Krüger

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Necklaces (fragments) tuinga kahoa, Inv. Oz 188