Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6058
KeywordsLime powder container
DescriptionA container used for the storage of lime powder. Lime powder is consumed when chewing betelnut.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions10.5 cm high
Use status in 2014Used rarely
MaterialGourd skin and wood stopper
TechniqueNatural form, hand incised
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred Bühler
Date CollectedAugust 1935
Place CollectedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
File CopyrightMuseum der Kulturen Basel. Photograph taken by Joanna Barrkman, 2014
MKB/Buehler object titleBehlätnis, G Teba loe to
Production status in 2014Made occasionally
Timorese Language Term/sTeba loi, M Gor fuan, T

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