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Catalog Data

Collector:
Lt. U S N Emory H. Taunt  Search this
Donor Name:
Lt. U S N Emory H. Taunt  Search this
Total Length - Object:
40 cm
Length - Spoon:
19.3 cm
Object Type:
Spoon / Spoon Case
Place:
Boyoma Falls (Stanley Falls), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1886
Collection Date:
1885
Notes:
FROM CARD: "A: spoon 19.3 cm L.; deep bowl, loop-shaped handle w. notched edge. B: loop-work cord container with elephant tail hair decoration, total L about 40 cm. Identified as "Kassai" in Leiden Museum "Album of the Ethnography of the Congo Basin," pl. 10, figs. 1,2,3 but attributed to the Sango-Nkakara area by L. Siroto. Cleaned, see Restoration Record 10-17-64 (A) 3-3-65 (B)."
Record Last Modified:
14 Sep 2021
Specimen Count:
2
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
017986
USNM Number:
E127189-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31959f750-8855-4535-ba2f-9560dc3eca78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8333756