- Museum number
Wooden cylindrical baton, bark-unstripped and reddened with 'urucú'.
Length: 82.80 centimetres
Width: 4.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1960:
Another similar [to Am1960,10.19] but bark unstripped.
"UM'RA ... [sic] used by the initiates at their ear-piercing ceremony".
Second consigment of a collection by the vendor from the AKWE-SHAVANTE INDIANS, RIO DAS MORTES REGION, MATO GROSSO, BRAZIL.
See also: 1959 Am10- Nos. 1-73 (pp. 18-23). Nos. 74-92 (pp. 30-31).
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Used at: Ear-piercing ceremony (Initiation ritual.)
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number