Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6179
KeywordsSpoon with 'bird' handle
DescriptionThe handle of this spoon is decorated with the head of a bird. It was used for eating food and was associated with eating in the ceremonial house.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions16.1 cm long 4.1 cm wide
Use status in 2014Not used (as aluminum spoons are used now)
MaterialHorn
TechniqueHand carved
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred Bühler
Date CollectedAugust 1935
Place CollectedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
File CopyrightMuseum der Kulturen Basel. Photograph taken by Joanna Barrkman, 2014
MKB/Buehler object titleLöffel mit Vogelkopfgriff, G
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sWata sulu, M Kanuru, T

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