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Wooden sago scoop. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E018269 - 7/3/1910, scoop, , Huon Gulf, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
scoop
Label:
Carved wooden scoops such as this are used to extract sago pith from sago palm trees. The pith is used to thicken food.This scoop is from a village in the Huon Gulf on the northeast coast of Papua New Guinea and was sold to the Museum in 1910 by Mr E Schmidt
Region:
Huon Gulf
Province/State:
Morobe Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
07/03/1910
Registration Number:
E018269
Associated Stories:
DOMICILE
Images
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Wooden sago scoop. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden sago scoop. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden sago scoop. Papua New Guinea. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno