University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:P2560
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Rainforest People
Provenience: Australia
Queensland
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Lawyer Cane
Technique:Basketry
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number:22097 - Oldman Number

Description

Bicornuate ("two-horned") basket made of split lawyer cane (rattan). Used for gathering food, leaching toxins from food, and catching fish. Handles missing.


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