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Shell discs tuinga kula

Shell discs tuinga kula

Place: Tonga
Category: Jewellery & adornment

Tonga, d. 0.4–0.7 cm, Inv. Oz 180

Humphrey No. 61: ‘Ditto [small round beads], made of white Shells from ditto [Friendly Isles].’

Thirty-one white and beige-coloured shell discs, perforated and arranged on a string. Inken Köhler, Ulrike Rehr, Gundolf Krüger