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Title: Tortoise shell

Accession Number: 2005.34.271
Category: ZOOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
Type: shell
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Description: Shell; Tortoise shell; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); piece of tortoise shell, uneaven edges, possibly from the Hawksbill turtle (found living in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans).

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