Sea Chest

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boxinside But the weather changed quickly, oh the ocean said,
What are you trying to find, i dont' care, I'm not kind,
I've bludgeoned your sailors, I've spat out their keepsakes...
-Dar Williams

A pine box in the style of a sea chest  with decorative hinges and clasp and a panel carved in shallow relief.  Constructed from wood collected from the street in Manhattan and dumpsters at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory.