FMNH 109494.nosub[2]

  • 109494 wood box
    Photographer: Alpha Sadcopen : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Front view
  • 109494 wood box
    Photographer: Alpha Sadcopen : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Front view
  • Transcriber: Bronwen Phillips : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-24 | Country: Luzon, P.I. | Locality: Apayao Sub-Province. Tauit | People: Apayao (Tinguian). Stock. | Name: Horned wooden box. Used as a hanger to put food etc in to keep away from dogs and rats. over. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Expedition, (F.C. Cole, 1907=8). | Notes: To the South and S.W. of this district these hangers are used for spirit (over) | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Philippine Peso symbol] .30 | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 109494 | ENT | 1276 | Acc. 1060 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [continued from front] offerings. It has no such use here. When secured these specimens were used as food hangers, but it was stated that they also served as holders for spirit offerings. Similar boxes are found in the districts to the south and west where they are used exclusively for the offerings. |
Catalog Number: 109494.nosub[2]
Description: box
Materials: wood
Cultural Attribution: Apayao (Tinguian)
Locality: Philippines, Luzon Island, Apayao, Tauit, Luzon, 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: Luzon Island
District/County: Apayao
City/Town: Tauit
Collector/Source: Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
IRN: 1009837
GUID: 38f6d052-7e56-434b-ad06-73fbd8b404a8