The stopper is substantial, with a round top with two projections from it, to either side. One ends in a cylindrical spout with a small hole through it; the other, the handle, curves up to end in a square section, and has a decorative element underneath from which a piece of cord is attached, probably once joining the cord attached to the container. The top of the stopper is undecorated.
Continue exploring anthropology
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: email@example.com