Meal box with a lid. The container is made from wood. The handle is made from a length of rope. The container has leather straps attached in various bands. There is also a length of plant fibre wrapped around the object. The lid is made from hide, and has a series of small holes. There is residue in the bottom of the container, possibly from use. The wooden container sits inside a hide base.
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