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Native NameKuru Lailai
Object Number:31-34-395
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Viti Levu
Namuamua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Clay
Height: 26 cm
Outside Diameter:17.5 cm
Credit Line:Australian Expedition, Daniel Sutherland Davidson, 1931

Description

Blackened pottery. Long oval 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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