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Object information

Physical description

An oval shaped concave shell with adhesive on the concave side.

Object information



  • Collector

  • Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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  • Mr T P Hackney purchased this object as part of a collection of Aboriginal artefacts from an auctioneer in Gilgandra, New South Wales, in 1918, and it was passed down through his family until it was acquired by the National Museum of Australia in 1983

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