Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6579
KeywordsRat trap
DescriptionThis implement was used to catch rats and rodents in the house.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions53 cm long 6.5 cm wide
Use status in 2014Not used
MaterialBamboo and twine
TechniqueHand carved and twined
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 titleRattenfallen, G
NotesRat poison is now readily available for purchase.
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sFaku lai, M Au lasu, T

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