Container, Lime

1971.11.0002

Photo of Container, Lime

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Container, Lime   (1971.11.0002)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Personal Artifacts : Personal Gear : Smoking & Drug Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Maprik Area - East Sepik District - Chambri Lakes
Period/Date 1940–1960
Culture Melanesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 29.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .4 cm
Weight 137 g
Measuring Remarks The depth is the thickness of the container wall.
Materials Plant--Bamboo
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Incising
Munsell Color Information Dark Olive Brown (2.5Y 2/2 ) -ns Moderate Yellow ( 2.5Y 8/6) -ns

Research Remarks

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

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 Purchased with Funds from the Friends of the World Heritage Museum
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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