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Neck Amphora

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On the shoulder Apollo plays the kithara for the gods. From left to right are Artemis, Dionysos with a panther, Apollo, Athena, Hermes. On the bod a man is being driven by a youth in a chariot accompanied by Athena, Dionysos and Hermes., Category: Galleries, Classification: Amphora

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Pelike detail

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Category: Galleries, Classification: Pelike

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Amphora

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Category: Galleries, Classification: Amphora, Location: Eturia, Italy

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Pelike detail

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Features Athena and Ares fighting Giants. On the other side stands a speaker between two listeners., Category: Galleries, Classification: Pelike

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Lekythos detail

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Lotus bud decoration on shoulder. The body features two satyrs and two maenads dancing., Category: Galleries, Classification: Lekythos

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Amphora detail

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Detail of Amphora E39.81, Category: Galleries, Classification: Amphora, Location: Eturia, Italy

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Pelike

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Features Athena and Ares fighting Giants. On the other side stands a speaker between two listeners, Category: Galleries, Classification: Pelike

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Neck Amphora detail

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Detail. On the shoulder Apollo plays the kithara for the gods. From left to right are Artemis, Dionysos with a panther, Apollo, Athena, Hermes. On the bod a man is being driven by a youth in a chariot accompanied by Athena, Dionysos and Hermes., Category: Galleries, Classification: Amphora

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Kauri Gum

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Initially exported for use in varnish making in the early 1800s, Kauri gum digging became a major industry, peaking in 1900., Category: Mineral Sciences, Location: New Zealand

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Kyanite

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Kyanite is an aluminium silicate used in the manufacture of spark plugs., Category: Mineral Sciences, Classification: Aluminium silicate, Location: Switzerland

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Wasp Nest

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Category: Entomology, Location: Dry Store 29/G/2

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Aragonite

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Aragonite is most often found in shells - it is the mineral that causes the irridescence in Paua shells. Pearls are mainly made from aragonite. It also forms in calcium rich environments like hot springs and caves. , Category: Mineral Sciences, Classification: Calcite, Location: Scotland

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Blue Duck (Whio)

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Living solely on river systems their habitat is threatened by river flow modification and lowered water quality. They also have to compete with trout for food., Category: Birds, Classification: Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos, Location: Morven Hills, New Zealand

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Rifleman Nest

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Nest of Rifleman found in bottle. Five young were hatched in it., Category: Birds, Classification: Acanthisittidae chloris, Location: West Taieri, New Zealand

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New Zealand Falcon

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A complete articulated skeleton of the male native New Zealand Falcon. The Karearea is rare in the North Island, but can be found mainly in hilly and mountain areas of the South Island. Category: Birds, Classification: Falco novaeseelandiae, Location: New Zealand

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Barnacle

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Category: Invertebrate Zoology, Classification: Caronula diadema, Location: Kaikoura, New Zealand

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Grey Parrot

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Commonly kept as a pet, their feathers will turn orange if they are fed too many carrots! Category: Birds, Classification: Psittacus erithacus, Location: West Africa

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Orange-fronted Parakeet

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There are 100-200 remaining Orange-fronted Parrakeets that can be found in a 30km radius within Arthurs Pass National Park and Sumner Forest Park. Category: Birds, Classification: Cyanoramphus malherbi, Location: Dunedin, New Zealand

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Moa Foot

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Left tarsometatarsus, 12 phalanges and spur, all articulated., Category: Extinct Birds, Classification: Dinornis giganteus, Location: Hamiltons Swamp, New Zealand

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Kiwi

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Category: Birds, Classification: Apteryx, Location: New Zealand

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