Geigash, Haihash, Tobacco Pouch


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Geigash, Haihash, Tobacco Pouch   (2000.01.0006)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Smoking & Drug Equipment
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) 21.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.7 cm
Weight 38 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Leaf
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Pale Orange Yellow (10YR 8/4) - Tan background. Grayish Reddish Orange (10R 5/6) - Reddish pattern. Blackish Purple (5RP 2/2) - Purple pattern.

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. Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005.

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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