University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:57-15-4B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lakalai
Provenience: New Britain
West Nakanai
Rapuri
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:New Britain Expedition, Charles A. Valentine, 1957

Description

Model outrigger canoe. Hard wood dugout to which two boards are lashed with fiber cords to raise the sides of the boat. Small rectangular roof over the center of the boat. Three poles connect to outrigger, with two cross poles (parallel to the boat). Outrigger missing. Two matching hardwood paddles, 16 cm long and 4 cm wide.


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