Title: Lettered olive (Oliva sayana) |
Accession Number: 2005.34.260
Category: ZOOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
Materials: calcium carbonate
Description: Shell; Lettered olive (Oliva sayana); from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); small Lettered olive shell, scientific name Oliva sayana, cylindrical-shaped with a smooth, shiny surface and a short spire at the top, cream colored with a faint red-brown zig zag pattern.
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