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Catalog Number 11865-48
Title Clamshell
Object Name Mercenaria mercenaria
Description Half clamshell with a ridged, variegated brown exterior and white interior. The center of the interior is discolored with soot or residue.
Material Shell
Used USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Length (in) 3.666
Width (in) 2.875
Other Name Clamshell
History This was probably used to hold herbs, oils, or powdered incense.
Credit line Estate of Dale T. Bacon
Collection Dale T. Bacon