Abstract

[Abstracted from p. 189] The New Hebridean collection has from time to time received some very valuable additions, amongst others the following interesting objects:

I.—STONE FOOD-DISHES.

The largest of these (Pl. xxxii.), evidently an adapted block of stone, is broad oval in form, with a rounded rim, or periphery, of variable width. It measures two feet by nineteen inches in cross diameters, the full height is five inches, decreasing to two inches inside, and is ninety-six pounds in weight.

It was presented by Mr. J. E. Fysh, of "Big Bay," Santo, who states it to be about the size and shape of the to-day's wooden food dishes. …

 
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Short Form
Etheridge, 1917, Rec. Aust. Mus. 11(8): 189–203
Author
R. Etheridge
Year
1917
Title
Additions to the ethnological collections, chiefly from the New Hebrides
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
11
Issue
8
Start Page
189
End Page
203
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.11.1917.915
Language
English
Plates
plates xxxii–xxxix
Date Published
30 March 1917
Cover Date
30 March 1917
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
ANTHROPOLOGY; NEW GUINEA
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03 November 2008
Available Online
16 December 2008
Reference Number
915
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