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souvenir / fork

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  • Description

    Wood "cannibal" fork (tourist souvenir), carved from one piece, light-coloured; four tapering prongs, spindle-shaped handle, double circular "stop" in between.

  • Date

    • 1950-1959
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 33 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Collection made by donor in field in 1950s. See Eth.Doc.1054. Also MS in Departmental Library, N. Sandwith, "Wide-eyed in Tonga: a South Seas odyssey", and paintings, sketches and photographs in Departmental Pictorial Archive.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


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