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Collection

Kainantu District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Cooking pot
Other titles:
Pot
Place of origin
Kainantu DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
probably Tairora people
Year
collected 1966
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
earthenware, blackened, pig's tusk, woven natural fibres, string, fabric
Dimensions

25.0 cm pot rim (diam.); 35.5 cm height:

0 - Whole; 25 cm; top rim

0 - Whole; 35.5 cm (14"); from top of base to rim

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
746.1979
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, Kensington, 1982. See pages 191-194 for similarly shaped vessels from the Rawa people, collected at Henganofi in Eastern Highlands Province.