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cigar holder
Cigar Holder. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017240-002 - 30/10/1907, cigar holder, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
cigar holder
Label:
A large bamboo pipe made of stems of young bamboo, inserted into a bamboo bowl, with one node partially opened. There is a hole located close to the other end, in which to fit a 22cms long reed cigar or tobacco holder. It is decorated with incised geometric designs at both ends of the pipe, and human and animal carvings in the middle. It is used for smoking tobacco and is known as "sukub marap" by the Meriam people. It was collected by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch in 1907 for the Museum. (50x6.0cm.)
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
30/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017240-002
Associated Stories:
PASTIME
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
Images
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Cigar Holder. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Cigar Holder. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Cigar Holder. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Cigar holder. Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher