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food hanger

food hanger
Wooden hook. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
PUN0212 - 0/0/0, food hanger, , , , Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
food hanger
Label:
This domestic wooden hook (tope) is attributed to the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. These hooks were used to suspend bags containing food, thus keeping the food away from children, dogs and rodents. It is not known when the Museum acquired the hook.
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Number:
PUN0212
Associated Stories:
DOMICILE
Images
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Wooden hook. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden hook. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden hook. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden hook. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno