Slit drumstick

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Registration number
40680
Item name
Slit drumstick 
Category
Sound
 
Indigenous name
buos (Lihir language) 
Maker
Nathaniel Sasbiah  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > New Ireland Province > Lihir Island Group > Kosmaiun, Aniolam Island
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Collector
Lihir Cultural Heritage Association (LCHA) 
Acquisition date
August 01, 2013 
Acquisition method
Donated by Lihir Cultural Heritage Association (LCHA) and Lihir Mining Area Landowners Association (LMALA) 
Raw material
cane
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Cane stick. Registration number 40680 marked with tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Musical Landscapes of Lihir' March - August 2013, curated by Dr Kirsty Gillespie and the Lihir Cultural Heritage Association with Dr Diana Young. The making of these Lihir performance items was commissioned in by LCHA for display in this exhibition.

The cane stick or buos was made c. 2011 for galamit 40679.

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