Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6267
KeywordsCounting device
DescriptionSee IIc 6266
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions26 cm length
Use status in 2014Not used
Materialbamboo, fibre, string and glass beads
Techniquehand made and hand 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 titleGeduldsspeil, G telimeli
NotesThis object was not recognised in Baguia in 2014. Josh Trindade commented in an interview that customarily children were taught puzzles and games to develop their intelligence. Many of these involved developing oral skills. He commented to that according to his knowledge, these puzzles are no longer taught. (24/11/2014). This object was identified by Jose da Costa, Darwin, August 2017.
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sTali sura, M Tali fukun, T

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