Yam Digging Stick


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Artifact Identification Yam Digging Stick   (2004.17.0214)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Agricultural T&E
  4. :
  5. Harvesting Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Abelam, Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 217 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 8.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.5 cm
Weight 420 g
Measuring Remarks From Logan Museum: 217.5x9 cm.
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Painting, Carved
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Virginia M. and James D. Tobin Collection, Purchased from the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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