Ear ornament

Description
These ornaments are from the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific. They have been carefully carved with the edges polished to a shine displaying the grain of the material. People would wear these objects on their ears.
Accession Loan No.
160/200/1/4
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Common Name
ear ornament
Simple Name
ornament
Full Name
ear ornament
Production County
Santa Cruz Islands
Production Country
Solomon Islands
Production Area Region
Melanesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
turtleshell
Function Name
personal ornament
Collection Area Region
MELAN
Collection Continent
Pacific

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