University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 18202F
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Fijian
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Vatu-I-Ra
Date Made: Early 1870s
Early Date: 1870
Late Date: 1875
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Clay
Plant Fiber
Height: 13cm
Length: 21cm
Width: 15cm
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891

Description

Globular, in shape of sea turtle. Clay, glazed brown. On top, front a back, two spouts for water. In front flippers, holes for twisted coconut fiber carrying cord, only fragments of which remain. Broken and reconstructed.


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