artefact(should be parcel)
- Museum number
Parcel of pounded nuts, of leaf bound with vine-strip
- Curator's comments
- Wheeler's catalogue ETHNOGRAPHICA COLLECTED IN SIMBO (Eth.Doc.1096) reads:
W.595. / ref.T. / 3. bomboro. Basket for holding pounded ngari or vino nuts made of sinu leaves with vulu leaves outside. Bomboro filled with nuts are traded to Rubiana. This Bomboro is Vella Lavella, Lungga, and Ronongga pattern. (it is probably filled with pounded nuts).
- 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: W.595 (Wheeler catalogue number)