Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability

CAS Anthropology Collections Database

Filter: GlobalRegion=%Oceania%;
Sort by:   Catalog #   Category   Culture
1 - 202363Records
1
Brief Records    Single Page    Back to Search Form
Go to page: <Prev
Next>

Catalog Number

CAS 0016-0002A-C   CAS 0016-0002A-C; Lime container with two spatulas
Category Vessels; Tools & Implements
Object Name Lime container with two spatulas
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Gourd; Bone; Cordage; Wool; Glass beads
Description A: Lime container; B,C: Lime spatulas (2).
Dimensions (cm) Height = A=30.8, Width = B=4.1; C=4.4, Max Diam = A=6.4, Length = B=35.0; C=29.9

Catalog Number CAS 0021-0001   CAS 0021-0001; Tapa cloth
Category Textiles
Object Name Tapa cloth
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data South Pacific
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Matted mulberry bark fiber; Dyes
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 86.4, Length = 154.9

Catalog Number

CAS 0021-0002   CAS 0021-0002; Spear
Category Carvings; Weaponry
Object Name Spear
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. mid 1900s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description Long spear probably intended for ceremonial display, carved from a single piece of wood, having a cylindrical shaft that accounts for approximately one half of the spear's total length and expands gradually from the proximal end to its maximum diameter at the spear's midpoint; Remaining half of the spear's total length toward the distal end accounts for the blade, which is elaborately carved in a series of barbs, some of which extend downward toward the proximal end, some extend outward 90 degrees from the shaft, and some extend upward toward the distal end; Final 24 cm of blade nearest the distal end are carved with series of barbs that all extend downward toward the proximal end; Along the entire length of the carved blade, the shaft is diamond-shaped in cross section, showing a pronounced median ridge on both faces.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 7.9, Thickness = 3.4, Length = 162.3

Catalog Number CAS 0021-0003   CAS 0021-0003; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Polynesian: Samoan
Global Region Oceania
Country Samoa
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 11.4, Thickness = 4.8, Length = 102.5

Catalog Number CAS 0027-0009   CAS 0027-0009; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Polynesian: Fijian
Global Region Oceania
Country Fiji
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description Ball-headed throwing club.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 9.1, Length = 42.1

Catalog Number

CAS 0027-0032   CAS 0027-0032; Poi pounder
Category Culinary Items; Tools & Implements
Object Name Poi pounder
Culture Polynesian or Native American (?)
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Polynesia
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 9.9, Length = 16.1

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0001   CAS 0032-0001; Mat
Category Textiles
Object Name Mat
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable material
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 52.5, Length = 190.5

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0002   CAS 0032-0002; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Pandanus
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = ca. 100.0, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 47.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0003   CAS 0032-0003; Skirt
Category Textiles
Object Name Skirt
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable material
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 96.5, Thickness = 4.5, Length = 30.5

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0004   CAS 0032-0004; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable material
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 24.0, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 24.4

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0005   CAS 0032-0005; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable material
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 0.4, Length = 21.6

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0006   CAS 0032-0006; Bag
Category Basketry
Object Name Bag
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 26.0, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 25.5

Catalog Number CAS 0032-0007   CAS 0032-0007; Adze handle
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze handle
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 13.2, Thickness = 4.5, Length = 61.5

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0008   CAS 0032-0008; Tortoise shell fragment
Category Raw Materials
Object Name Tortoise shell fragment
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Turtle shell (tortoiseshell)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 16.3, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 25.1

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0009   CAS 0032-0009; Armband
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Basketry
Object Name Armband
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable material
Description
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = ca. 6.0, Length = 15.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0010   CAS 0032-0010; Mace head
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Mace head
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 3.7, Max Diam = 7.9

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0011   CAS 0032-0011; Mace head
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Mace head
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 3.5, Max Diam = 8.5

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0012   CAS 0032-0012; Cranium
Category Raw Materials
Object Name Cranium
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Bone (human cranium)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 13.5, Width = 12.7, Length = 18.9

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0013   CAS 0032-0013; Cranium
Category Raw Materials
Object Name Cranium
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Bone (human cranium)
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 14.5, Width = 13.0, Length = 20.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0032-0014   CAS 0032-0014; Adze blade
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Adze blade
Culture Melanesian: New Britain
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
State/Prov./Dist. New Britain
County
Other Geographic Data Island: Matupi
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1880s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.7, Thickness = 2.7, Length = 11.0
1 - 202363Records
1
Brief Records    Single Page    Back to Search Form
Go to page: <Prev
Next>
CalAcademy Footer