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Object Number:89-17-47B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yonggom/Muyu
Provenience: Papua New Guinea
Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bark Scrapings
Credit Line:Purchased from Stuart A. Kirsch, 1989
Other Number:93 B - Other Number

Description

Scrapings of bark, which are squeezed to extract the resin. The resin is mixed with charcoal for the varnish stain and glue used on many artefacts. Collected by Kirsch.


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