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Limpet shells

Three large and two small limpet shells. Limpets were a staple food on Tiree until the end of the 19th century. They can be eaten raw, like oysters, or cooked. They are boiled and then the muscle is cut off and fried in butter.

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Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Pedestal Unit 1: drawer 1
Current Location: normal location

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