Betel Container


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Artifact Identification Betel Container   (2001.02.0011A)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Household Accessories
  4. :
  5. Containers for Smoking & Tobacco
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1960
Culture Karen
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 12.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 10.1 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 189 g
Measuring Remarks Weight includes B.
Materials Varnish--Lacquer, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Weaving--Basket
Munsell Color Information Black (N 0.75/ 0.9% R) - Black. Dark Orange Yellow (10YR 6/8) - Trim.

Research Remarks

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

Rooney, Dawn F. Betel Chewing Traditions in South-East Asia. Images of Asia Series. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1993. Goodman, J., Lovejoy, P. E., & Sherratt, A. (Eds.). (1995). Consuming Habits: Drugs in History and Anthropology. New York, NY: Routledge. Fraser-Lu, Sylvia. (2000). Burmese Lacquerware. Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Clark E. Cunningham
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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