String bag with stripe and zigzag decoration in pink, purple and yellow.
- Found/Acquired: Numbungai-2 (?)
- (Oceania,Melanesia,New Guinea,Papua New Guinea,East Sepik,Maprik,Wosera,Numbungai,Numbungai-2)
- Diameter: 52 centimetres
String bag decorated with stripes and zigzags in pink, purple and yellow; handle broken.
NUMBUNGAI 1 and 2 villages, WOSERA, sub-district MAPRIK, district EAST-SEPIK, province PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
Collection made between 5 August and 7 September 1980 in the village of Sarikim, Wosera Sub-district, Maprik District, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, by the British Museum staff (Dorota C. Starzecka with the assistance of John D Lee, Conservation Dept), consisting mainly of the contents of the ceremonial house in Sarikim, with some additional objects from Sarikim and other neighbouring villages.
See Eth. Doc. 954.
Photographs in Dept. Pictorial Archive.
Collection made between 5 August and 7 September 1980 in the village of Sarikim, Wosera Sub-district, Maprik District, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, by the British Museum staff (Dorota C. Starzecka with the assistance of David John Lee, Conservation Department), consisting mainly of the contents of the Sarikim ceremonial house, with some additional material from Sarikim and other neighbouring villages.
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Object reference number: EOC30600
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