Button

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Ivory or bone button
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Maritime Archaeology
Measurements
Dia 24, Th 4
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. Bone button.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA6261

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