- Museum number
Fork with three prongs, handle carved with three bands of rows of zigzags.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1885)
Length: 11.50 inches (from registration slip)
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1885?:
Fork with three prongs of black wood, the handle carved with three bands of rows of zigzags.
“16. Human flesh fork
Fiji (Viti Levu?)
A. P. Maudslay”
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This is one of a number of objects, from various sources, received in an exchange with Baron A. v. Hugel of the Museum of Archaeology, Cambridge, 1885 (+2380-97). The objects offered in exchange came largely from A W Franks's collection. This item was collected by A P Maudslay. See Christy Correspondence (File 'H').
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1885C2.2394 (old CDMS no.)