FMNH 108020.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | ENT | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-21 | Country: Mindanao P.I. | Locality: Lake Lanao. | People: Lanao Moro. Stock. | Name: Rectangular brass box. Sides and cover handes [ crossed out "des"] raised design. Bottom worn through in several places. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Expedition, (F.C. Cole, 1907-8). | Notes: | Width: 5" | Length: 9" | Height: 3" | Price: Exchange. [LEFT MARGIN] A | 108020 | Acc. 1060 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [1 hand drawing ] [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] | used to contain [be] materials for betel nut chewing. The betel (areca) nut is [ plit ] into quarters and a piece is laid on a buyo ( piper betel L.) leaf, which is thinly spread with lime. A little tobacco is sometimes added and the whole is chewed. It has a pungent astringent taste, colors the saliva red, and finally discolors the teeth.
Catalog Number: 108020.nosub[1]
Description: box and lid
Materials: metal; brass
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Lake Lanao, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1060] Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1908
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Mindanao Island
City/Town: Lake Lanao
Collector/Source: Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
IRN: 1008432
GUID: 4d26e4d4-de5a-4ad8-a6f0-b1eb9de9fb8e