Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6553a-b OR IIc 6554 (TBC)
KeywordsMortar and pestle
DescriptionMortar and pestle used for pounding betelnut. Used by elderly people who can no longer chew the hard nuts.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedAugust 1935
Place CreatedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions13.2 cm high
Use status in 2014Still used
MaterialWood
TechniqueHand carved
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred B├╝hler
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 title13.2 cm length- mortar 33 cm length - pestle
Production status in 2014Still made
Timorese Language Term/sLutu ala malu, M Lesu alu malus bua, T

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