Resin

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Registration number
3193
Item name
Resin 
Category
Manufacture
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > South Australia > Central Australia > Ernabella
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend A. C. Wright 
Raw material
Spinnifex gum (Triodia spp)
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Spinifex resin.

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 Triodia spp.

Items 3001 to 3324 were the Anthropological Society of Queensland Collection which was donated at the foundation of the Anthropology Museum in 1949.

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