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Three stems with a number of locust seed pods attached. Many of the pods are broken or are unattached to the stem.

Label: Old exhibition label- Locust bean pods. These are boiled in water to make a varnish called makuba. Pots dipped in it are turned black and become water-tight.

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sample (natural objects)

3 items (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  sample (natural objects)
object name:  sample (natural objects)
object name:  sample (pottery)

Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Nigeria 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: seed (overall)

With other pottery specimens.
vendor:  Stanfield, Mrs  Undefined - 1966-11-28

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object name: samples (natural objects)

Record created 2006-08-11 by DPARR
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS