University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:57-15-4C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Britain
West Nakanai
Credit Line:New Britain Expedition, Charles A. Valentine, 1957


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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