Salt Bar by Artist Unidentified (Highlands)Salt Bar by Artist Unidentified (Highlands)
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Salt Bar

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This bar, from Marawaka, contains salt distilled from salt pitpits (cane), then wrapped in bark and bound with braided fibre. Salt bars like this one are traditionally given as part of brideprice.

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Location Papua New Guinea
Region Papua New Guinea
Artist artist unidentified
NWC Nation N/A
Date Created circa 1979
Dimensions 27" X 5" X 5"
Materials & Edition salt, bark, smoked fibre

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