Betel mortar

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Registration number
7142
Item name
Betel mortar 
Category
Drug/Medicine
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Madang Province > Middle Ramu District > Bogea village, Ramu Valley
Map
Collector
Mr Dougherty 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1954 
Acquisition method
by Mr Dougherty 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Carved wooden betel mor3tar - 'hour glass' shape with sitting figure in middle. Shell bead necklace on figure.

Research notes

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