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Title: Sealing wax
Description: Oval-shaped sealing wax lid. Broken into two pieces.
Description: Historical Note: This sealing wax lid was used for a money keg by the Spanish to ship money back to Spain. Accession notes state that it is made from cactus by South American Indians. It was found on Padre Island in 1966 and was presumed to be from a Spanish shipwreck.
Citation information: ATF0022, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Size or duration: 8.6 in diameter in x 2.2 in height