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Hi, all -

Can anyone venture a guess as to the species (or even genus!) of shell this frog was carved out of?



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I think that works now! Thanks in advance for your help.

Here it is.  Given the geographic range of the Mayan culture and the pattern on the shell, it couldn't be anything else!

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Oliva porphyria, Tent Olive, from West Central America  <span class="petit">--Last edited by Paul Monfils on 2009-03-08 03:51:53 --</span>
Amazing! Thanks so much.

Ooh, I like that carving!