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Container for betelnut chew

Group: Bagobo

Local name: Tangad na sa:pa'


Photographs copyright: F. de Jager

Description

Brass container for the ingredients of the betel chew. The container consists of two compartments, closed with a lid. One compartment contains pieces of betel (areca) nut and leaves (Piper betle), the other a kind of soft resin.

Dimensions:

width: 7 cm.; depth: 3,6 cm.; height: 4,5 cm.

Remarks

Ethnic group: Bagobo, and other neighbouring tribes

Location: SE Mindanao


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