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Bronze Cowrie Tree -
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[ Archaic: Cowries, Spades & Knives ]
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Stone or Jade Cowrie
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Chinese Cowries - ho
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Chinese Stone Cowrie
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China - Ivory Cowrie
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Cowrie made of Shell
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Chinese Stone Cowrie - Calcite
Chinese Stone Cowrie - Calcite

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Probably a late variety used as a grave item. Central groove and teeth have acquired a tree-like patern. The stone is a common calcite and the workmanship is weak and simple.
38 x 20 x 7.5 mm
Moneta Library has articles on Cowries to VIEW and DOWNLOAD:
Cowries - Bob Reis: [ link ]
Origin of Cowries in Ancient China - UofPa: [ link ]
Metallic Cowries - Royal Asiatic Society: [ link ]
Nice Video on Cowrie history: [ link ]
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