Betel-Nut Mortar

Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Murik Lakes region, Mendam village, Lower Sepik River
Culture: Murik Lakes
Medium: Wood
Dimensions: H. 3 1/8 x W. 2 3/4 x D. 2 3/4 in. (7.9 x 7 x 7 cm)
Classification: Wood-Implements
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.1495

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