- Museum number
Betel-mortar (a) and betel-pestle (b) made from wood and used in the consumption of betel nut; (a) shaped like an egg cup with incised and pigmented base; (b) carved in the shape of a bird's head and pigmented with multi-coloured bands.
Height: 15.50 centimetres (mortar)
Length: 27 centimetres (pestle)
- Curator's comments
- See Eth.Doc.1050. See also slide photographs accompanying collection, in Departmental Pictorial Archive. Field collection no.118 a and b.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number