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Museum Eberswalde Sammlung Hauser [o. Nr.]

Large fencers snail shell

Gehäuse einer "Südsee-Muschel" (Museum Eberswalde CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: Museum Eberswalde / Ronka Oberhammer / Lorenz Kienzle (CC BY-NC-SA)
"Gehäuse einer "Südsee-Muschel"

Provenance/Rights: 
Museum Eberswalde (CC BY-NC-SA)

"Gehäuse einer Großen Fechterschnecke

Provenance/Rights: 
Museum Eberswalde (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

The shell comes from a Caribbean sea snail species, the queen conch, Lobatus gigas, Strombus gigas (L., 1758). Not all objects of the Hauser collection survived above ground. This sea snail surfaced during gardening work in someone's front garden. The surprised finder did not understand how it could have ended up there until he learnt about the Hauser collection at Restaurant Zainhammer, which was opposite his property.

Material/Technique

Lime

Measurements

Length: 20 cm, height: 14 cm, width: 17 cm

Collected ...
... Who: [Probably] Zur Personenseite: Bernhard Friedrich Hauser (1878-1944)
Lived ...
... Where More about the place

Keywords

Zeitleiste Objekte zum Tag auf Karte

Museum Eberswalde

Object from: Museum Eberswalde

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