Chinese Money Jar

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Chinese money jar, collected from Philippines, Field Museum, Chicago

This artifact shows that trade existed between the civilizations of modern-day Philippines and its neighbors.

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  • Sarahlynn Pablo September 17, 2013 - 11:00 pm Reply

    Imagine how these individual sequins were made from shell without breaking!? Anyone out there know?

    • Sarahlynn Pablo September 17, 2013 - 11:00 pm Reply

      Well, surely more than a few shells were broken in the making of them!

    • Sarahlynn Pablo September 17, 2013 - 11:01 pm Reply

      This is an example of how a conversation about an artifact would look.

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