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Donor Name:
Musée d'Ethnographie du Trocadéro, Paris (later the Musée de l'Homme)  Search this
Diameter:
8.9 cm
Culture:
Pahouin  Search this
Osyebas  Search this
Object Type:
Food Crusher
Place:
Gabon, Africa
Accession Date:
18 Feb 1887
Notes:
From Card: "Made from a strychnos fruit-- used as a crusher for pepper, salt, peanuts, etc. Used with a large wooden tray. The crusher is held by both hands, a finger inserted in the hole, and is worked back and forth on the tray. -- Leon Siroto, 7-22-64. The Osyeba are one branch of the Pahouin, a group of tribes which includes the Fang as a major element. See Alexandre, P. and J. Binet, 'Le Group Dit Pahouin' (Ethnographic Survey of Africa, French Series), p. 5."
Record Last Modified:
18 Oct 2021
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
018694
USNM Number:
E127990-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e95be29b-c315-4f4e-a5ed-0dd7069c7b07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8334605