Medicine Bottle


From: Borneo | Sarawak

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P856
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kayan
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak
Section Oceanian
Materials Crocodile Tooth | Wood | Plant Fiber

Buan. Medicine container made of tooth of estuarine crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), with wooden stopper. Woven wrapping at top of tooth, with twisted loop connecting tooth and stopper.

Length 15.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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