Object ID 001053
Object Name Cowrie shell lure fragment-possible
Object Desc A fragment of a possible cowrie shell lure.
Collection Kaho'olawe Collection [Bailey House]
Accession # 2011.001
Alternate ID 20-97-636D-175
General Category Archeology
Source Paul H. Rosendahl, Inc. (PHRI)
Source Category Bailey House
Accession Date FEB 10,2011
Location KIRC Archives Room
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status In Collection
Object Keywords activity area,Aikupau,cowrie shell,lure,Kuheia Work Area,Kuheeia Work Area,Kanapou Work Area,Hommon's Coastal Settlement Zo,Hakioawa Ili,IMLS 2,scatter site,Site 636D,coastal setting,wahi pana,
Title Cowrie shell lure fragment-possible
Arch. Description A fragment of a possible cowrie shell lure. It is the top portion of a cowrie shell with holes which were possibly punched. They are farily evenly spaced and the edges are broken away.
Excavated By Michael Kaschko
Approx Excavation Date 10/1982
Identified By K. Delimont
Approx Identification Date 2/28/1984
Unit of Measure Centimeters/grams
Dimension Details Thickness: .2 cm
Material Cowrie shell (Cypraeidae)
Site Details Northeast coast, Aikupau, Hakioawa Ili, Kahoolawe
Description The top portion of a cowrie shell which was possibly a lure (PHRI Accession #20-97-636D-175). Digital access image.
Description The underside of a cowrie shell fragment which was possible a lure (PHRI Accession #20-97-636D-175). Digital access image.
Description The artifact envelope for a fragment of a possible cowrie shell lure (PHRI Accession #20-97-636D-175). Digital access image.