284. CARVED BAMBOO LIME CONTAINERS
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In the Melanesia region and other parts of Asia, it was a common practice to chew betel nuts as a narcotic, and the preparation usually required in flavoring the seed with powdered lime along with additional spices. These carved bamboo containers were used to carry the powdered lime.
10in(25.4cm) 11 1/2in(29.2cm) 12 1/2in(31.8cm) 13 1/4in(33.7cm)