Auger Shell Scraper


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Auger Shell Scraper   (2000.01.0011B)
    1. Materials T&E
    2. :
    3. Multiple Use T&E for Materials
    4. :
    5. N/A
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date N/A
    Culture Yap, Yapese, Micronesian

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 11.6 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 3.2 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.2 cm
    Weight 41 g
    Measuring Remarks None
    Materials Animal--Shell
    Manufacturing Processes Grinding
    Munsell Color Information White to Light Gray (N 8.5/ 68.4% R) - Overall.

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A

    A similar item like this is pictured on the CD cataloged as GEN.CDM.000002, as L (76) 341 Sabaig 3.jpg in the Spurlock Museum's Documentary Multimedia Collection.


    Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication William H. Alkire Collection, Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
    Reproduction No
    Reproduction Information N/A

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