|Inventory Number:||BI 217|
|Section Number:||ΠΘ 1041|
|Category:||Bone & Ivory|
|Description:||The shell of a large bivalve (according to D.S. Reese, 26 January 1984, is a marine Clycymeris), used as palette.|
In the bottom, a pool of dull red paint; on the edge the marks of paint where the painter wiped his brush. Sampled by R. J. Gettens 7/21/71
Coloring matter identified by E. Caley as cinnabar: native mercury sulfide (4 April 1937).
ADDENDA Coloring matter identified by S.W. Midgley as Cinnabar, Natural Mercuric Sulfide.
|Date:||26 March 1936|
|Bibliography:||Hesperia 14 (1945), p. 153.|
|References:||Publication: Hesperia 14 (1945)|
Deposit: D 11:2
Card: BI 217