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Catalog Number 2014.44.166
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The shell casing features reliefs of a Mosque with Minarets, Crossed Turkish/Ottoman Flags, a Scimitar, and Turkish/Ottoman Flagbearer on an embossed background. The vase has a pie crust top.

Inscription: Souvenir Adana 25/XI 1921 [additional Ottoman Turkish or Arabic script]

Headstamp: POLTE MAGDEBURG VII 917 93 [Crown atop an M stamp]
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Turkish
Mosques
Vases