Raseras, Knuckleduster


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Artifact Identification Raseras, Knuckleduster   (2000.01.0003)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Percussive Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1962
Culture Yap, Yapese, Micronesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 17.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.9 cm
Weight 18 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Tooth, Plant, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Drilling, Stringing, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (7.5YR 7/4) - Twine wrapping. Yellowish White (5Y 9/2) - Teeth. Black (N 0.75/ 0.9% R) - Black ribbon.

Research Remarks

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

Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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