About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Sample
  • Culture
    Maori
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
  • Date made
    1904 before
  • Materials
    Abalone (Haliotis sp)
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, Taunton Museum, 1942
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    8.5 x 2.7 x 11.5 cm
  • Note
    Acquired by Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, Taunton Museum, from Mr H Norris, in 1904.
  • Related people
    Hugh Norris (Previous owner); Taunton Museum (Previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Taunton Museum

    Owned from: 1904
    How acquired: Purchase
    Owned until: 1942
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Hugh Norris

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1904
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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