Syringe part

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Syringe part. Threaded on both ends. One of multiple parts.
Measurements
Length 60, I/dia 10
Media/Materials description
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.This ivory syringe was found in the area of the Warrant officers' cabins.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA8024.1

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