- Museum number
Part of decorated circular block ("mamambua"), made of wood; incised designs within five radiating segments, including fish.
- Curator's comments
- G.C. Wheeler's catalogue ETHNOGRAPHICA COLLECTED IN SIMBO (Eth.Doc.1096) reads: 30. mamambua:(part of); this mamambua was carried about in a woman's basket.
Note sheet number: W.894.Ref.T.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Gerald C Wheeler was an anthropologist who researched in Solomon Islands in 1908 to 1909 on an expedition with W. H. R. Rivers and A. M. Hocart. He began on Simbo but spent most of his time on Alu. He gave collections of artefacts to the British Museum in 1927, registered as Oc1927.0310 and Oc1927.1003 and documented in Eth Doc 1096.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 30 (Wheeler catalogue (Simbo) in Eth Doc 1096)