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Title: Haliotis Asinina
Item Name: Shells


Donkey's Ear Abalone shell (Haliotis Asinina), from the South Pacific. Shiny interior surface, brown exterior surface. Part of the Pamplin shell collection. Abalones are also known as ear shells, because of their shape. Types with colourful interiors are often made into jewellery and the creatures themselves are sometimes eaten.

Materials: shell
Measurements: L:6.65cm, W:3cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1995.839