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Pendant (Marremarre Lagelag or Buni)

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Republic of the Marshall Islands, Arno Atoll
Culture:
Marshallese
Medium:
Tridacna shell, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 x W. 3/8 x D. 5 1/8 in. (2.2 x 1 x 13 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of American Friends of the Israel Museum, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.545.18
Not on view
Hiltrup Mission Museum, Hiltrup, Germany, by ca. 1938 until ca. 1971; Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Munich, Germany and London, ca. 1971–1981; John A. Friede, New York, 1981–1983; Martin and Faith-dorian Wright, New York, in 1983; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, through American Friends of the Israel Museum, New York, in 1983

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