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Native NameKuru Levu
Object Number:31-34-392
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Viti Levu
Namuamua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Clay
Height: 42.2 cm
Outside Diameter:20 cm
Credit Line:Australian Expedition, Daniel Sutherland Davidson, 1931

Description

Blackened pottery. Ovoid-shaped body, short wide neck flaring to rim. Secured at village of Namuamua, May 1931. Said to have been made at Nandronga [extreme western end of Viti Levu], about 60 miles west of Navua. Said to have been made at least before 1900.


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