mumu nu (Bag)

About this object

History of use

Used by men to carry ritual stones, pig's fat, and other items used in ancestral cults.

Cultural context


Physical description

Flat bag, rectangular, bottom corners rounded. Made of bark fibre kitted in a ribbed pattern, the ribs forming an overall pattern of large rectangles. Bag heavily saturated with pig fat, encrusted with clay. Netting handle threaded through corners at open end. Handle is broken.