Bamboo container

Description
In 1974 Waikato Museum acquired a selection of items, including this bamboo container, 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: These are made and used by males. They are the common container for small valuables and other small objects. Bamboo container with incised design.
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Media/Materials
Bamboo
Measurements
162 x 21 mm
Department Collection Type
Object type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1974/64/142

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