Rubber ball from Peruvian child's grave, c. 1600.

Made:
1590-1610 in Peru

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Rubber ball from Peruvian child's grave (reputed to be over 300 years old)

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1934-675
type:
rubber seeds
credit:
Mr. Fordyce Jones.