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Bamboo with nodes at top and near bottom. Circular perforation in bottom and small circular perforation near top. Decorated with incised serrated lines: at top, panel with concentric diamonds and zigzag bands with inwards facing short lines. Below this, two panels of alternating concentric diamonds, with crosses in centre, zigzag band and spiral designs separated by two narrow panels with horizontal short lines at either side. Below this, panel of m-shaped designs with plain diamond shape in centre containing cross. Final narrow panel: horizontal short lines. Below node, three lines of zigzags with extending short lines.
- Production date
Diameter: 4.40 centimetres
Length: 48 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Tied-on British Museum label on object reads:
Nara. Redscar Bay Area
Stuck-on label, handwritten: NARA
Expedition inscription 'CGS' handwritten in pencil at bottom of object; initials of Charles Gabriel Seligman. Comment by Heather Donoghue, Ph.D candidate, UEA, 2020.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired during the Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-1904.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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