Summary

Collar Shon-upush-Ka [nombre en Yaghan para este concha] recogido por el antropólogo australiano, Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer y su secretaria y asistente de campo, Sra. Jean Hamilton en la Isla Navarino, mayo de 1929. La especie de concha se ha identificado tentativamente como Margarella violacea. Ni Spencer ni Hamilton notaron al fabricante de este collar ni cómo llegaron a adquirirlo.

Shon-upush-Ka [Yaghan name for this shell] necklace collected by Australian anthropologist, Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer and his secretary and field assistant, Ms Jean Hamilton on Navarino Island, May 1929. The shell species has been tentatively identified as Margarella violacea. Neither Spencer nor Hamilton noted the maker of this necklace or how they came to aquire it.

Physical Description

Necklace consisting of twenty four shells, each under 25mm in size and strung with sinew.

Local Name

Shon-upush-Ka [name of this shell]

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