Polynesian ornament

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Measurements
46 x 30 x 36
Media/Materials description
Bone / ivory
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts.
Registration number
MA4679

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