Eel trap

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
In 1974 Waikato Museum acquired a selection of items, including this eel trap, 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.

Cylindrical shape with an opening and door at one end.
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Media/Materials
Natural fibre, possibly split bamboo.
Measurements
590 x 205 x 105 mm
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1974/64/190

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