Object Detail


Brief Description
Aeolian stones, three stones of differing size, contained within a metal tin and accompanied by two paper labels. One label reads 'Aeolian stones: These have been shaped by wind-blown sand on a beach.' and the second label reads 'from Whanganui'.
Collection
Accession Number
NPM2008.135.289
Measurements
1 - Largest aeolian stone = Weight (gm) = 51g
1 - Largest aeolian stone = Length (mm) = 47mm
1 - Largest aeolian stone = Width (mm) = 42mm
1 - Largest aeolian stone = Depth (mm) = 23mm
2 - Stone weighing 5.9g = Weight (gm) = 8.9g
2 - Stone weighing 5.9g = Length (mm) = 31mm
2 - Stone weighing 5.9g = Width (mm) = 18mm
2 - Stone weighing 5.9g = Depth (mm) = 15mm
3 - Stone weighing 8.4g = Weight (gm) = 8.4g
3 - Stone weighing 8.4g = Length (mm) = 39mm
3 - Stone weighing 8.4g = Width (mm) = 14mm
3 - Stone weighing 8.4g = Depth (mm) = 15mm
4 - Paper label reading 'aeolian stones: These have be = Length (mm) = 119mm
4 - Paper label reading 'aeolian stones: These have be = Width (mm) = 44mm
5 - Paper label reading 'from Whanganui' = Length (mm) = 71mm
5 - Paper label reading 'from Whanganui' = Width (mm) = 23mm
6 - Metal tin = Length (mm) = 76mm
6 - Metal tin = Width (mm) = 55mm
6 - Metal tin = Depth (mm) = 27mm
Media and Materials
Rock
Paper/General
Galvanised/Metal
Media and Materials Description
Three aeolian stones, contained within a metal tin and accompanied by two paper labels.

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