Pan, Betel Box


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Artifact Identification Pan, Betel Box   (1944.03.0112A)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Household Accessories
  4. :
  5. Containers for Smoking & Tobacco
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th - early 20th century
Culture Indian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 9.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.0 cm
Weight 478 g
Measuring Remarks The depth includes the feet. The weight includes the loose compartment lid.
Materials Metal--Brass
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Olive (5Y 2/2 ) -ns Moderate Yellow ( 5Y 7/8 ) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Geoffery L. Ward, The Maharajas in the series Treasures of the World. Pp. 102-103. Picture of similar container (but theirs is jewelled). Rooney, Dawn F. Betel Chewing Traditions in South-East Asia. Images of Asia Series. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Courtesy of Mrs. J. J. Parry
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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