Resin

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Registration number
25281
Item name
Resin 
Category
Manufacture
 
Indigenous name
nukun 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Aurukun
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1983 
Acquisition method
by Aurukun Crafts 
Raw material
Resin (grass tree Xanthorrhoea spp.)
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Analysed in Matheson, C.D. and A.J. McCollum 2014 Characterising native plant resins from Australian Aboriginal artefacts using ATR-FTIR and GC/MS, Journal of Archaeological Science 52:116-128. Resin determined to be Xanthorrhoea spp.

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