Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

The Museum will be open today at Level 2. Please scan in and wear a mask; we can't wait to see you.

Arabic cowrie, Cypraea arabica, IV10372

Physical Description

Small ovoid cowrie shell with a thick outer shell and a lipped ventral surface. The dorsal surface has an underlying wide blue and brown striped pattern, with a finer striped and spotted pattern overlaid onto it.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 27 x 56 x 34mm

All Rights Reserved