Historic Hawaiian Octopus Lure Made with a Cowry Snail Shell

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historic Hawaiian octopus lure made with a cowry snail shell, a lava rock as a sinker and bone hook, snakehead cowry, Cypraea caputserpentis, Hawaii

Caption

historic Hawaiian octopus lure made with a cowry snail shell, a lava rock as a sinker and bone hook, snakehead cowry, Cypraea caputserpentis, Hawaii


Credit

© Masa Ushioda / CoolWaterPhoto.com. All rights reserved worldwide. Not to be used without authorization.. All rights reserved worldwide. Not to be used without authorization.


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Image File Information

File Name: Hawaii-Culture-Artifact-0010.jpg
File Format: 8bit RGB JPEG
Color Profile: Adobe RGB (1998)
Image Dimensions: 5400x3600 at 300dpi ( larger file size available upon request )


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