book (documentary artefact)

Book consisting of bark pages between carved wooden covers which have holes drilled along the left edge, also on the right not so close to the edge. At top and bottom of top cover are semicircular projections, each with a hole, through the top one of which is a length of twined cord. The text is in rows on both sides of the pages and there are some figurative drawings. The back cover has been repaired with a leather strip. The whole is bound with a piece of plaited rattan.

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