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Title: Conch shell

Accession Number: 2005.34.243
Category: ZOOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
Type: shell
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Materials: calcium carbonate
Description: Shell; Conch shell; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); small shell, most likely conch (possibly fighting conch), mottled shell, distinct points along spiraling end.

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