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Tambua money

Description

Tambua money, sperm whale tooth suspended on string, used as currency in the Fiji Islands: Polynesian, Fiji

Museum reference

A.1902.81

Collection

Oceania

Object name

Tambua money

Production information

Fiji, Polynesia

Style / Culture

Fijian
Polynesian
Melanesian

Materials

Sperm whale tooth, String

Physical description

Sperm-whale tooth, string

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