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Conch Shell

Date:
2nd century B.C.–A.D. 4th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Oaxaca
Culture:
Monte Alban
Medium:
Shell (conch)
Dimensions:
H. 3 15/16 x W. 5 1/4 x D. 8 3/16 in. (10 x 13.3 x 20.8 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.934
Not on view
Thomas Bargas, until 1950; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1950, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

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