Object Detail


Production place
Upper Takaka/Tasman Region/New Zealand
Description
Piece of nephrite, with a paper label adhered to it. One of a set of seven "pieces of nephrite and serpentine" samples described in the Berry loan collection original list.
Object type
Media/materials description
Nephrite, larger piece, mid olive to darker green in colour, with small black inclusions and some striated layers. Paper label is glued to the rock but overhangs it.
Media and materials
Measurements
Length (mm) = 190mm
Width (mm) = 86mm
Depth (mm) = 23mm
label = Height x Width (mm) = 40 x 125mm
Collection
Accession number
NPM2008.135.188

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