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Natural specimen
Unknown
Title
"Black Murex" mollusk (Murex nigritis), from the waters of western Mexico to Panama
Date
No date
Medium
Shell
Dimensions
2 × 2 3/4 × 3 1/8 in. (5.1 × 7.0 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of the estate of Jack R. McGregor

Current Location
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
BELTER PARLOR
Accession Number
B.2000.30.5
Classification
Stone Carving, Shell & Ivory
Provenance

Jack R. McGregor, Houston; Estate of Jack R. McGregor; given to MFAH, 2000.