Lime Container


From: New Guinea | Yamanum

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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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

Lime container. Joint of bamboo, with septum pierced at one end to admit lime stick. Bottom end is truncated cone, with ring of plaited rattan peel. Said to be man's tube, used in the dance.

Length 75.7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number 403 - Other Number

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