Lime Spatula/Currency Holder (Gabaela or 'Nga)

Date: 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Massim region, Milne Bay Province
Culture: Massim region
Medium: Turtle shell
Dimensions: H. 11 1/4 x W. 6 1/4 x D. 1/8 in. (28.6 x 15.9 x 0.3 cm)
Classification: Shell-Implements
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.1464

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