Geo, Pa, Bonito Hook


Thumbnail of Geo, Pa, Bonito Hook (2000.01.0005)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Geo, Pa, Bonito Hook   (2000.01.0005)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Fishing & Trapping T&E
  4. :
  5. Fishing Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Yap, Yapese, Micronesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 9.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 2.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 1.9 cm
Weight 41 g
Measuring Remarks Measurements don't include attached line.
Materials Animal--Shell, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Ropemaking, Drilling, Stringing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish Gray (10YR 7/2) - Twine. Yellowish White (5Y 9/2) - Mother of pearl (inside). Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 6/6) - Tortoise hook.

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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