University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:67-33-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Feru I
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Tridacna Shell
Length: 5.9 cm
Width: 6.4 cm
Thickness: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Solomon Islands Expedition, William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Fragment of coconut grater blade (gimi-ni-garasiva) made of ground tridacna shell. Excavated by W.H. Davenport in 1966.


Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. Oct 1972. "Preliminary Excavations on Santa Ana Island, Eastern Solomon Islands". Archaeology and Physical Anthropology in Oceania. Vol. VII, No. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 174 and p. 175, Fig. 3AView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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