Container Item Number: Ad61 a-c from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Double container (part a) of light weight, and brown wood stained dark brown. Two cylindrical containers carved together, in the centre, and rest on the oval base. Cylinders rest first on square feet which rest on the base. Incised with horizontal rows of vertical lines, and cross- hatching. Both have lids (parts b and c) with incised lines in a cross, and four dots between each half on the top with horizontal rows of incised vertical lines around the sides. Carved from one piece of wood. Rounded bottom.

History Of Use

Men carve special containers from one piece of wood. Store milk, palm wine,, and or water.

Cultural Context

storage; ceremonial