FMNH 252590.nosub[1]

  • 252590 turtle bone beater
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 50-19 | Provenience: Western Caroline Islands; Sonsorol | People or Culture: Sonsorolese | Object: clothes beater | Material: Scapula of turtle. Used in beating clothes while washing them. | Description: natural bone | Dimensions: (in cm.) length: 30.3 | Collection: Presented by Roland W. Force; Collector, 1956. Tri-Institutional Pacific Program Ethnological Expedition to Palau, 1954-1956. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 252590 | Field No. 56-12 | Neg. No. | Acc. 2574
Catalog Number: 252590.nosub[1]
Description: beater
Materials: animal bone; reptile; turtle
Cultural Attribution: Sonsorolese, Micronesian
Locality: Palau, Sonsoral, Caroline Islands, Western Caroline Islands, Palau Archipelago, Soutwest Islands, Sonsoral Island, Micronesia
Accession Number: [2574] R. W. Force : Bishop Museum (Gift)
Accession Year:
Other Numbers: 56-12
Continent: Pacific
Country: Palau
Province/State: Sonsoral
Collector/Source: R. W. Force : Bishop Museum, R. W. Force : Bishop Museum
EMu IRN: 1160792
GUID: 582dc689-4e24-424f-9fbc-6fd1dd70a21f

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