Objects
Valves of a siphon clam. Chinese
Valves of a siphon clam. Chinese
Title
Valves of a siphon clam
Ethnic groups
Chinese
Territory
Ussuri Krai, Primorsky Oblast
Date
early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Stone: shell
Dimensions
length 9.5-10.0
Number
РЭМ 1928-23
Annotation
Four shells of a siphon clam (scallop). The Chinese fishing along the coast harvested scallops as dried and sent them to cities. Their meat was a specialty. As a rule, the shells were discarded and not used in the household.