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Object ID 001021

Object Name Cellana scaper

Object Desc Opihi shell used as a scraper.

Collection Kaho'olawe Collection [Bailey House]

Accession # 2011.001

Alternate ID 50-20-97-636E-64

General Category Archeology

Category Artifacts

Source Paul H. Rosendahl, Inc. (PHRI)

Source Category Bailey House

Accession Date FEB 11,2011


Location KIRC Archives Room

Object Date

Start Year Range

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Status In Collection

Object Keywords artifacts,cultural resources,Cellana,scraper,opihi,Site 363E,Hommon's Coastal Settlement Zo,Honokoa Arch District,Honokoa Trad. Cult. Property,North Coast Work Area,Honokoa Bay,Honokoa Ili,IMLS 2,terrace,habitation complex,

Title Cellana scaper

Arch. Description Shell eroded around apex, deeply ridged, worn along one side.


Collection Date

Excavated By Melinda S. Allen

Approx Excavation Date December 1982

Identified By K. Delimont

Approx Identification Date 10/23/1983

Height 0

Length 4.4

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.7

Circumference 0

Weight 7

Unit of Measure Centimeters/grams

Dimension Details Thickness: .3 cm

Quantity 1

Material Cellana (opihi) shell






Dating Method

Site Site 363E

Site Details Terrace on southwest ridge of Honokoa Bay, Honokoa Ili, Kahoolawe


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Image Caption Opihi shell scraper

Description Color photo of an opihi shell scraper from the top. Digital access image of artifact.

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Image Caption Opihi shell scraper-bottom

Description Color photo of the bottom part of an opihi shell scraper. Digital access image of artifact.

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Image Caption Artifact envelope for opihi scraper

Description Artifact envelope for an opihi shell scaper with excavation information. Digital access image of artifact envelope.