Seed pod

In 1974 Waikato Museum acquired a selection of items, including this seed pod, from Graham Jackson. Jackson was a New Zealand anthropologist who spent time living with and researching the Kopon and the Kalam people of the Lower Kaironk Valley in Papua New Guinea.

Jackson fieldnotes: A small seed pod with one end broken off. Name of tree = walwo; seed = magon. Blown as a whistle (for fun). Manufacture unknown, probably anybody. These are used by children. May also be used to imitate birds.
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Seed pod.
18 x 12 x 10mm - LxWxD
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Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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