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Lime Container

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Object Number:
29-50-552A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Bamboo
Peel
Pigment
Iconography:
Crocodile
Cock
Description:
Bamboo. For construction cf. 29-50-551. Top plug, truncated cone; bottom carved to represent cock and crocodile. Handle of stick carved in rings surmounted by carved ornament of undetermined form. Said to be man's tube, used in the dance.
Length:
75.7cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
403   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.114, left
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[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, Fig. 16, left
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