Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6450
KeywordsTinder
DescriptionTinder used to create fire. See fire-making kits IIc 6448 and IIc 6449. ata fana, M, hamous ahi, T = the actual tinder that catches the light;
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions5.6 cm high 2 cm wide
Use status in 2014Used rarely
MaterialMaize skin, dried
TechniqueHand cut
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 titleZunder, G Lura, M
NotesIdentified by Pedro Lebre, 18/10/2014, Dili
Production status in 2014N/A
Timorese Language Term/sLode ata fana, M Kohe hamous ahi, T

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